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EMT/Fire Science/Paramedic Assessments are given at the McKinney Campus Testing Center in McKinney. 

EMT/Fire Science/Paramedic applicants must take assessments in Arithmetic, Reading and Writing. 

Candidates must meet the minimum score requirement on all assessments to be eligible for the Physical Ability Test.

The minimum scores for EMT, Fire Science, and Paramedic are as follows:

  • Reading: 250
  • Arithmetic: 250
  • WritePlacer: 4

These assessments are administered by appointment only. Please call the McKinney Testing Center at (972) 548-6849 to schedule an appointment. Allow yourself three (3) hours to take the combined assessments. Calculators are NOT permitted to be used during the test.

These assessments may be taken twice in a semester, if needed. If retaking a portion of the assessment, a 24 hour waiting period is required.

For additional information, please contact the Fire Science Department at (972) 548-6836 or click here to visit the Fire Science web site.