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 paramedic program for Fall 2017. 
  • For our Spring 2018 class starting in April 2018, applications should be available by July 31.

Please contact Charlie McKellar at 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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