Paramedic Interns

Emergency Medical Services

About the Program

EMR, EMT & Paramedic Course Listing

All classes are now listed under the "Emergency Medical Services (EMS)" department.  You can click on the schedule of classes link to find your class. 

Winter classes are now listed, and registration is now open for EMS 50!  Go to to complete an application and begin your career in the emergency medical field!

Your Pathway to a Career in Emergency Medical Services

If you are interested in a working in as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic, the Foothill College Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program is right for you!

We offer a complete curriculum to take you to where you want to be.

  • Start with our Emergency Medical Responder EMS 50 introduction class.
  • Complete courses to prepare you for your Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification
  • Earn a Paramedic A.S. degree or Certificate of Achievement
  • Our program will make it possible for you to work for ambulance companies, fire departments, hospital emergency rooms, sporting events, and other settings that provide immediate emergency care.
  • No prior experience is necessary to begin your path to an exciting and rewarding career in helping people and saving lives.
  • Be a Hero. Become an emergency medical provider and make a difference!

Take Noncredit EMR & EMT Courses at No Registration Fee

We also offer a three-class series of noncredit courses (EMS 400, EMS 401/401A, EMS 402/402A) allowing entry into the Emergency Medical Services profession or if you simply want to learn the skills to help save lives as a first-responder at home or in your community.


Careers you can pursue with training in the EMS field

  • Firefighter
  • Ambulance Attendant
  • Lifeguard
  • Park Ranger
  • Search & Rescue Team
  • Nurse
  • Ski Patrol

Degree & Program Types

Check out this list for a quick view of our Emergency Medical Services programs. For program requirements and full course listings, view degrees and certificates information.

Associate in Science Degree

  • Paramedic

Certificate of Achievement

  • Paramedic



The Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).


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of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Sunnvyale Center Building

We're Here to Help!

Charlie McKellar, EMS Program Coordinator


Sunnyvale Center, 1070 Innovation Way, Sunnyvale, 94089

Dave Huseman, EMS Director
Phone: 408.745.8031
Office: Sunnyvale Center
Ram Subramaniam, Division Dean
Phone: 650.949.7730
Office: Main Campus
Christine Mangiameli
Division Administrative Assistant
Phone: 650.949.7249
Office: Main Campus
Biological & Health Sciences Division

Download 2017 CTE Licensure Pass & Placement Rates