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Emergency Medical Services

Bldg. X, Room X1082

For all EMSP Students:

Item Cost Range Notes
Liability Insurance $48-176 Instructor will inform you of the exact cost.
(based on when initially enrolled)
Criminal Background Check $40-50 Must be through Brookhaven College approved site. Clinical Coordinator will provide specifications.
Drug Screening $39-50 Must be through Brookhaven College approved site. Clinical Coordinator will provide specifications.
Uniform Shirt $21-30 Shirt order form will be provided during the Orientation Day. There is a minimum requirement of one official uniform shirt.
Pants - navy blue $20-60 Dickies-brand or similar pants are suitable. Wear to first class.
Black belt $10-15 No decorative black belts. Uniform-style only.
Footwear $20-200 Black or navy, closed toe (preferably work boots or safety shoes). Wear to first class.
EMT Kit by Coursey $84 Kits are available at Follett Bookstore.
The required items are stethoscope, shears, penlight & blood pressure cuff.

For EMT Students

Item Cost Range Notes
Textbook Package $175-300 Textbook Package includes: EMT textbook, workbook, Active Learning Manual, EMT Basic Life Support Skills textbook
EMT Skills Lab Manual $5 Purchase from Follett Bookstore
Clinical/Internship Rotation Manual $10 Purchase from Follett Bookstore
FISDAP Enrollment $30.00 Online enrollment purchase
EMT Achieve: Basic Test Prep Software $40 Recommended.

Fees paid to outside agencies

Agency Cost Range Notes
Texas Dept. of State Health Services (DSHS) $60-126 State Certification Fee
National Registry of EMTs $20-110 National Registry and Pearson Vue Testing Center Fee
NR Skills Testing Site-Fee $160-250 (paramedic only)Varies based on fee scale of the site where student takes the skills exam.
DSHS required additional background check $45


Complete Brookhaven College/DCCCD guidelines are available in the Tuition section of the Brookhaven College Catalog.

  1. Students are responsible for knowing residency status and for registering under the proper residency status. Any student erroneously classified as a resident will be re-classified and required to pay all tuition due. Brookhaven College/DCCCD reserves the right to collect additional tuition from students if tuition or other costs are increased by the state legislature or the DCCCD Board of Trustees.
  2. Residency Classification for Tuition Purposes
    • Texas, in-state resident: An individual who has resided here for 12 months immediately preceding registration. For more detailed information on Texas in-state residency, refer to the information pages printed in the Brookhaven College Course Schedule, or contact the Admissions Office, 972-860-4883, e-mail:
    • County Resident: To qualify for county residence one must have established legal residence in the county prior to the first day of classes for the semester or session in which this status is sought.
  3. Refunds
    1. Refund checks are processed after the first day of classes.
    2. There are no cash refunds.
    3. For further information of refunds, contact the Business Office.
  4. Payment Due Dates
    • If you do not pay tuition and charges by the payment due date as shown on your registration summary, your registration will be voided and you will have to re-register.
    • Space may no longer be available for that semester.

Link to Tuition Scale