EMS students practicing CPR

Paramedic Program

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.  Note that we do not accept online-only A&P courses)  The Anatomy & Physiology class may be successfully completed after the application deadline, but must be started prior to the deadline.
  • A minimum of three months full-time or equivalent part time experience (480 hours minimum) with an EMS provider agency.
  • MATH 220 or equivalent college level course (beginning Algebra) 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)
Sunnvyale Center Building

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Tracy Villanueva, EMS Program Director


Sunnyvale Center, 1070 Innovation Way, Sunnyvale, 94089