Frequently Asked Questions
  • Is financial aid available?
    Yes, to qualified students and veterans. Contact the Financial Aid Office at 1-800-561-9252 ext. 6346.

  • When are the EMS courses offered?
    WCJC offers classes at the Wharton and Richmond campuses. All the EMS classes are held at night. The EMT-Basic courses are held in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.  The EMT-Paramedic are held in the Fall and continue in the Spring semester.

  • How much can I miss?
    NONE. But, you are allowed approximately 10% of the total number of hours.

  • Are there jobs?
    Yes, private services, transfer services and hospital providers hire EMS professionals. 

  • What additional supplies will I need for the class?
    Note taking materials, penlight, stethoscope, and EMS shears.

  • How can I pay?
    You can pay with cash, credit card (Visa or Mastercard), check, or money order. Contact the WCJC Business Office for more details

  • When do I pay?
    Tuition/fees must be paid at time of registration.

  • Do I need college credit before I enroll into the EMS program?
    No, just a high school diploma or G.E.D. 

  • Will we have any time off from school?
    Yes, we follow the college holiday schedule.

  • Where can I get more Information?
    Contact the EMS Training Office at 1-800-561-9252 ext. 6540 or 6554.
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