Additional Contact Information

If you have general questions about the program, contact:
  • Charlie McKellar, Program Coordinator (408) 745-8022
  • Dave Huseman, Paramedic Director, (408) 745-8031
  • Or, you may schedule an appointment online by visiting the counseling site.
  • BH Division office, (650) 949-7249
  • Paramedic Job Posting Board
  • Foothill College
    Main Campus: (650) 949-7777
Application Process

We are no longer accepting applications to the Spring 2017 paramedic class. Applications for the Fall 2017 class should be available by January.

Please contact Charlie McKellar at mckellarcharlie@foothill.edu or (408) 745-8022 for more information.

Minimum Prerequisites
  • High school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Current BLS (CPR) certification.
  • Possess a current EMT-I certificate or EMT-1 with transport module or equivalent.
  • Anatomy & Physiology (minimum one quarter or one Semester)
  • A minimum of three months full-time or equivalent part time experience with an EMS provider agency.
  • MATH 220 or equivalent college level course or placement into MATH 105 on the Foothill College placement test. (Contact testing office (408) 745-8025)
  • Eligible for ESL 25 or ENGL 110. (Contact testing office (408) 745-8025.)


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