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The Office for Assessment of Professional and Workplace Learning

Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with APR credits from a New Jersey Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification.

How many college credits is it worth?

The most current University review identified up to 16 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing a New Jersey Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification. (Students who completed coursework in a mobile intensive care program at a New Jersey community college may be eligible to transfer course credit directly; click here to learn more.) A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful credential completion. If you completed your credential outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.

The credential components have been divided into the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)

NJ Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) Credits TESU Course
Equivalent
Effective Dates For Staff Use
EMT - Mobile Int Care/Paramedic1BIO-2111/1974-7/2014 EMT.P
EMT - Mobile Int Care/Paramedic3HEA-1911/1974-7/2014 EMT.P
EMT - Mobile Int Care/Paramedic1HEA-2811/1974-7/2014 EMT.P
EMT - Mobile Int Care/Paramedic1HEA-2911/1974-7/2014 EMT.P
EMT - Mobile Int Care/Paramedic3HEA-2921/1974-7/2014 EMT.P
EMT - Mobile Int Care/Paramedic1HEA-2931/1974-7/2014 EMT.P
EMT - Mobile Int Care/Paramedic6HEA-2941/1974-7/2014 EMT.P

Students who completed coursework in a mobile intensive care program at a New Jersey community college may be eligible to transfer course credit directly; click here to learn more.

Note: Students may apply these APR credits at Thomas Edison State University to any part of a degree program, including the area of study, as long as they are appropriate and do not exceed the limitation of transferable credits from any one source. Degree programs related to your APR credits are listed next under “What can I study?”

What can I study? top of page


 

How do I get started? top of page

  • Submit documentation of successful completion
    Students should download and submit this cover sheet along with a notarized copy of the NJ-state EMT-P certification to the Office of the Registrar, Thomas Edison State University, 111 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608. Students may also use this NJ Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services form to request verfication of EMT-Paramedic Training and Certification be sent to TESU's Office of the Registrar.


 

Can I transfer APR credit to another institution? top of page

If you are seeking to transfer the APR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.

If you would like to request a copy of the APR report for a particular organization or credential, please email your request to apr@tesu.edu and include the following:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your complete mailing address
  • Name of Reviewed Organization or Credential
  • Date you completed course(s), program, or credential


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