Application Process

In addition to applying for admission to Wharton County Junior College, you must also apply to the EMS program to obtain the required student registration packet. 

  • Must meet all admission requirements to Wharton County Junior College.
  • Complete the EMS Application Form and submit to the EMS office in person, by email at ems@wcjc.edu, or by fax at 979-532-6541.  Once prepared, the student packet will be issued to the applicant via email unless other arrangements have been made.
  • Testing: NOT required for EMT or Advanced EMT.  TSI requirements must be met for the Paramedic level.
  • A physical exam will be required. (See EMS packet for details)
  • A 10-panel drug screen will be required. (See EMS packet for details)
  • Required immunizations (HepB, MMR, DPT, flu) are explained in the EMS packet.  Current TB test results must be provided.
  • A criminal history check will be required.  (See EMS packet for details)
  • There is a class uniform required of all EMS students.  Information is provided in the EMS packet. 
  • If financial assistance is needed, please contact the WCJC Financial Aid Office at 979-532-6237.
  • A schedule sheet will be included in the EMS packet to register for the required EMS classes.  Payment or arrangements for payment are DUE at the time of registration.
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