TSTC ABILENE ARTICULATION AGREEMENT TERMS FOR DEGREE
TSTC in Abilene offers an A.A.S. degree in Emergency Medical Services for Paramedics. Paramedic graduates from the PERCOM EMS Medical Education Consortium Paramedic Program who take and pass the examination processes for NREMT-Paramedic are eligible to apply to this degree program and may receive college credit for completion of the Paramedic Program through PERCOM.
Requirements to participate in this program include:
- The PERCOM graduate must take and pass NREMT-Paramedic following graduation
from PERCOM EMS Medical Education Consortium’s Paramedic program.
- The PERCOM graduate must successfully complete all application, enrollment and
testing processes as designated by TSTC for approval and admission to TSTC, and pay
all enrollment fees and subsequent tuition, books and other fees, just like any other
student who wishes to apply for enrollment to TSTC. Approval into the degree program
is not guaranteed and is subject to normal approval and review processes in place by
- The PERCOM Paramedic Program graduates accepted to TSTC will receive a maximum
of 41 transfer credits for the successful completion of the PERCOM Paramedic
Certificate Program and subsequent NREMT certification deemed comparable (based on
current course description information, course requirements, and agreement by the
representatives of the respective programs) to current TSTC courses.
- All transfer students under this agreement are required to complete 25% of the EMS AAS
degree (a 60-credit hour program) at TSTC (equivalent to 15 credit hours).