Professional Licensure

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

Students are encouraged to reach out to their respective department regarding their enrollment in the program and to explore various professional licensing opportunities.

Scott Long
EMT Educator/Coordinator
919-464-2353
jslong@johnstonnc.edu

Mailing Address: PO Box 2350 Smithfield, NC 27577

The provided table helps in determining if this program fulfills the educational requirements for licensure in the specific states, provinces, or territories listed. In the "Does This Program Meet State Educational Requirements?" column, each state's status is indicated as either “Meets State Educational Requirements,” “Does Not Meet State Educational Requirements,” or "Does Not License.”  Each entry in the table is tailored to the particular state corresponding to that row.

It is essential to understand that meeting the program's educational criteria might not be the sole requirement for licensure. Additional prerequisites might include being listed on a registry, passing background checks, or satisfying certain physical standards. Therefore, students should consult the relevant agency to ascertain the full spectrum of requirements beyond educational accomplishments.

Meets requirements for the NC Office of EMS (NCOEMS) and upon successful completion, the student is eligible to sit for the North Carolina Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) exam. Some states still require their state exam for reciprocity, so it is suggested a student check with the state in question before taking the program.

State, Province, or Territory Does This Program Meet State Educational Requirements? Agency Contact Information Phone Number
Alabama Meets State Educational Requirements Alabama Department of Public Health Office of EMS and Trauma
P.O. Box 303017
Montgomery, AL 36130-3017
334-206-5383
Alaska Meets State Educational Requirements Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services - Division of Public Health P.O. Box 110616
Juneau, AK 99811-0616
907-465-3140
American Samoa Does Not Meet State Educational Requirements LBJ Medical Center American Samoa Government
Pago Pago, AS 96799
684-633-1222
Arizona Meets State Educational Requirements Arizona Department of Health Services -Bureau of Emergency Medical Services Trauma System 150 N 18th Avenue
Suite 540
Phoenix, AZ 85007
800-200-8523
Arkansas Meets State Educational Requirements Arkansas Department of Health Arkansas Emergency Medical Services
5800 West 10th street, Suite 800
Little Rock, AR 72204
501-661-2333
California Meets State Educational Requirements California Emergency Medical Services Authority 10901 Gold Center Drive
Suite 400
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-6073
916-322-4336
Colorado Meets State Educational Requirements Colorado Dept. of Public Health Environment 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246
303-691-4932
Connecticut Meets State Educational Requirements Connecticut Dept. of Public Health EMS Certification
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
860-509-7975
Delaware Meets State Educational Requirements Delaware State Fire Prevention Commission 1463 Chestnut Grove Road
Dover, DE 19904
302-739-3160
Florida Meets State Educational Requirements Florida Department Of Health | EMT - Paramedic Certification 4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-85
Tallahassee, FL 32399-6330
850-245-4910
Georgia Meets State Educational Requirements Georgia Dept. of Public Health - State Office of EMS and Trauma 2 Peachtree Street NW
15th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
770-996-3133
Guam Does Not Meet State Educational Requirements Department of Public Health and Social Services 123 Chalan Kareta
Mangilao, GU 96913-6304
671-735-7411
Hawaii Meets State Educational Requirements Hawaii EMS and Injury Prevention System Branch 3675 Kilauea Avenue
Trotter Building, Basement Level
Honolulu, HI 96816
808-733-9210
Idaho Meets State Educational Requirements Idaho Bureau of EMS and Preparedness P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83712
877-554-3367
Illinois Meets State Educational Requirements Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) - EMS Licensing IDPH 3rd Floor EMS
422 South 5th Street
Springfield, IL 62701
217-785-2080
Indiana Meets State Educational Requirements Indiana Dept. of Homeland Security - EMS 302 W Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739
317-232-2222
Iowa Meets State Educational Requirements Iowa Department of Public Health Lucas State Office Building
321 E 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
800-728-3367
Kansas Meets State Educational Requirements Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services Landon State Office Building
900 SW Jackson Street, Suite 1301
Topeka, KS 66612-1228
785-296-7296
Kentucky Meets State Educational Requirements Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services 118 James Court
Suite 50
Lexington, KY 40505
859-256-3565
Louisiana Meets State Educational Requirements Louisiana Department of Health - Emergency Medical Services P.O. Box 629
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629
225-925-7216
Maine Meets State Educational Requirements Maine Emergency Medical Services 45 Commerce Drive
Suite 1
Augusta, ME 4330
207-626-3860
Maryland Meets State Educational Requirements Maryland Institute for EMS Systems - Office of Licensure Certification 653 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-706-7381
Massachusetts Meets State Educational Requirements Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) 67 Forest Street
Suite 100
Marlborough, MA 1752
617-753-7300
Michigan Meets State Educational Requirements Michigan Department of Health Human Services (MDHHS) Division of EMS and Trauma
P.O. Box 30207
Lansing, MI 48909-0207
517-241-0179
Minnesota Meets State Educational Requirements Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board 2829 University Avenue
SE Suite 310
Minneapolis, MN 55414
651-201-2800
Mississippi Meets State Educational Requirements Mississippi State Dept. of Health - EMS P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
601-576-7380
Missouri Meets State Educational Requirements Missouri Dept. of Health Senior Services - Bureau of Emergency Medical Services P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
573-751-6356
Montana Meets State Educational Requirements Montana Department of Labor and Industry - Montana Board of Medical Examiners P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
406-444-6880
Nebraska Meets State Educational Requirements Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services - Emergency Medical Services Licensing P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
402-471-0371
Nevada Meets State Educational Requirements Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) 4150 Technology Way
Suite 101
Carson City, NV 89706
775-687-7590
New Hampshire Meets State Educational Requirements New Hampshire Dept. of Safety - (BEMS) Richard M. Flynn Fire Academy
33 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 3305
603-223-4200
New Jersey Meets State Educational Requirements New Jersey Department of Health - Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) P.O. Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625-0360
609-633-7777
New Mexico Meets State Educational Requirements New Mexico Department of Health - EMS Licensing Toney Anaya Building
2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-476-8200
New York Meets State Educational Requirements New York State DOH Bureau of EMS 875 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206-1388
518-402-0996
North Carolina Meets State Educational Requirements North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation - OEMS 2712 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2712
919-855-3765
North Dakota Meets State Educational Requirements North Dakota Department of Health - Emergency Preparedness Response Section Division of Emergency Medical Systems
1720 Burlington Drive
Bismarck, ND 58504
701-328-2388
Northern Mariana Islands Does Not Meet State Educational Requirements Department of Public Safety P.O. Box 500791
Saipan, MP 96950
670-664-9135
Ohio Meets State Educational Requirements Ohio Department of Public Safety - EMS Division of Emergency Medical Services
P.O. Box 182073
Columbus, OH 43218-2073
614-466-9447
Oklahoma Meets State Educational Requirements Oklahoma State Department of Health - EMS Division 123 Robert S Kerr Avenue
Suite 1702
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-6406
405-271-4027
Oregon Meets State Educational Requirements Oregon Health Authority - EMS and Trauma Systems 500 Summer Street NE E-20
Salem, OR 97301-1097
971-673-0520
Pennsylvania Meets State Educational Requirements Pennsylvania Department of Health - Bureau of EMS 1310 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17100
717-787-8740
Puerto Rico Does Not Meet State Educational Requirements Medical Emergency Corps (CEM) P.O. Box 2161
Guaynabo, PR 00922-2161
787-754-2550
Rhode Island Meets State Educational Requirements Rhode Island Department of Health 3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 2908
401-222-5960
South Carolina Meets State Educational Requirements South Carolina DHEC Bureau of EMS 2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-545-4204
South Dakota Meets State Educational Requirements South Dakota Department of Health Robert Hayes Building
600 E. Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-2536
605-773-4031
Tennessee Meets State Educational Requirements Tennessee Department of Health - Office of EMS 710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
615-741-2584
Texas Meets State Educational Requirements Texas Department of State Health Services, Office of EMS/Trauma Systems Coordination P.O. Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347
512-834-6700
Utah Meets State Educational Requirements Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness P.O. Box 142004
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2004
801-273-6666
Vermont Meets State Educational Requirements Vermont Emergency Preparedness, Response Injury Prevention Division P.O. Box 70
Burlington, VT 5402
802-863-7200
Virgin Islands Does Not Meet State Educational Requirements Emergency Medical Services Office of EMS
3500 Estate Richmond
Christiansted, VI 820
340-718-1311
Virginia Meets State Educational Requirements Virginia Office of EMS 1041 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059
804-888-9100
Washington Meets State Educational Requirements Washington State Department of Health P.O. Box 47877
Olympia, WA 98504-7877
360-236-2800
Washington DC Meets State Educational Requirements EMS Division at the DC Department of Health 899 N Capitol Street
NE Suite 570
Washington, DC 20002
202-671-4222
West Virginia Meets State Educational Requirements West Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services 350 Capitol Street
Room 425
Charleston, WV 25301
304-558-3956
Wisconsin Meets State Educational Requirements Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services: EMS P.O. Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659
608-266-1568
Wyoming Meets State Educational Requirements Wyoming Office of Emergency Medical Services 122 West 25th Street
Suite 102E
Cheyenne, WY 72002
307-777-7955