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The Office of Professional Learning Reviews

Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with PLR credits from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) EMT credential.

How many college credits is it worth?

The most current University review identified up to 6 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) EMT credential. 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)

NREMT EMT Certification
TESU Course
Effective Dates
For Staff Use
Anatomy and Physiology2BIO-2067/2005 - 1/2021 EMT.NREMT
Introduction to General Biology1BIO-1117/2005 - 1/2021 EMT.NREMT
Introcuction to General Biology1BIO-1267/2005 - 1/2021 EMT.NREMT
Emergency Safety1HUS-2027/2005 - 1/2021 EMT.NREMT
Emergency Communication1COM-2037/2005 - 1/2021 EMT.NREMT

Students may receive credit for either the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians® EMT Certification OR a qualifying Atlantic EMS Council member-state ((PA, DE, MD, DC, WV, VA, NC, NJ) issued EMT certification, but not both.

Note: Students may apply these PLR 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 PLR 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 their NREMT EMT certification or card to the Office of the Registrar, Thomas Edison State University, 111 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608.


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

If you are seeking to transfer the PLR 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 PLR report for a particular organization or credential, please email your request to 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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