Program Requirements and Prerequisites

Register Now!

Accreditation   /   Requirements   /   Tuition   /   Job Requirements/Outlook   /   Outcomes   /   FAQs

Program Prerequisites / Requirements:

  • Two letters of recommendation
    • One of the letters must be from one of the following: a nurse, firefighter, paramedic, NP, PA or physician.
  • Copy of driver’s license, birth certificate or state ID to verify age.
  • Copy of social security card.
  • Proof of Anatomy & Physiology course (if taken outside of Respond Right EMS Academy)
    • Transcript must be sent directly to our office.
    • If you still need A&P, take it here:  A&P Schedule
  • Copy of current Missouri EMT-Basic License.
    • Or a copy of your application for your EMT-B License.
  • Copy of health insurance card.
  • Submit documentation of a physical exam. This general physical exam needs to be performed by a MD, DO or NP within the last 12 months.
  • Copy of Vaccination Records. You must provide the following: MMR or Antibody Titer Test, T-Dap, Flu shot (within season), Hepatitis B and Negative PPD in the last 12 months.

Other Requirements:

  • Laptop.  You must bring a laptop to class every day.  A computer is required for exams, quizzes, lab work and coursework.  Must have the most current version of the following:
    • Windows or Apple operating system.  This must be the full version of the Operating System.
    • Internet Explorer – must be the current version with JavaScript enabled
  • Access to high speed internet for course work and communication
  • Reliable transportation for travel to/from class and clinical and field internship.
  • Must maintain a high degree of professionalism both in and out of the classroom.
  • Must maintain a high level of hygiene and grooming.
  • Must be able to pass physical exam and meet physical requirements for Paramedic licensure.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend at a college level.

Textbook and Supply Requirements:

  • Students are responsible for purchasing the current textbooks and additional teaching resources. (Textbooks approx $1000)
  • For the most current list please contact us.
  • Buy your textbooks here for a discount:
  •   BUY YOUR TEXTBOOKS HERE – Link will be updated when available