Paramedic Program

The Nation’s First Accredited
Paramedic Program!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, lectures which may have been scheduled to be on-site may be delivered online after January 1, 2022 in accordance with UCLA and public health guidance. Hands-on skills are taught onsite in accordance with social distancing guidelines. Face coverings are required in all UCLA facilities. Students are asked to only attend class if they are healthy and students will complete a UCLA Health Symptom Survey for each day they are on-site. We will continue to update our website for prospective students. Any additional details for your course will be provided in the course materials.

Educating EMS Providers for over 50 Years!

97% first time pass rate on the NREMT Exam. 95% of our graduates find employment after passing their NREMT exam. Competitive Admission but no waiting list if you are selected as a student!

Search and rescue officer

Roadmap to Becoming an EMT or Paramedic

Curious about launching your career in Emergency Medical Services with the nation's top EMT program? This infographic highlights the path to become an EMT and the path to continue on to be a paramedic.


Free Info Session – Tuesday, February 8 @ 6 pm

Meet your Paramedic Program Faculty BEFORE class begins! Attend our online information to learn more about our Program.


EMT in training

Accelerated Paramedic Program:

This Program features online lectures 2-3 days per week and skills labs 1 day per week. Watch the lectures from your home and only drive to campus 1 day per week for skills!

Duration: 8 Months

Lectures: Mon, Wed 8AM-5PM
Skills Labs: Tues or Thurs 8AM-5PM
Online Assignment: Fridays

Online Lectures:

Attend fall class from your home!  The online lectures are “live” with one of our expert faculty.  In addition to the lectures being live, they are also recorded so you can review the material at your convenience.

Matching Energy with Energy! How we help you succeed!

  • All live lectures are recorded so you can review them later
  • All faculty have online office hours. We are here to help you in the evening and on the weekend!
  • Small skills groups! Skills stations with a student/instructor ratio of 5:1. Greater focus on YOU!
  • Learn anatomy in a human cadaver lab taught by our Program Medical Director!
  • Clinical Internship begins after 10 weeks of class!
  • Earn 3 additional certifications during your paramedic class (ACLS, PALS, PHTLS)
  • Our dedicated faculty represent multiple medical professions; Physicians, Nurses, and Paramedics!!

Paramedic Prep

Ready to take the BIG step to Paramedic? We can help you make the decision, and succeed in class!


Paramedic in training

Becoming A Paramedic

Do I have what it takes to qualify as a student? See complete requirements

  • Hold California EMT Certification
  • Six months EMT work experience
  • Hold BLS Certification

Upcoming Course Dates

Course Start Date
Application Due Date
January 2022
Applications due 9/1/2021
May 2022
Applications due 12/1/2021
September 2022
Applications due 4/1/2022

Advanced Placement Available—Your previous education counts!

68W, RN, Respiratory Therapist—if you have a healthcare license we will evaluate your previous education so you may not have to repeat previous education!

Payment Plans

We get it! This is a big investment. We can help you with our tuition payment plan.


Paramedic in training


In our 2019 Annual Report, we reported the following program outcomes:

  • NREMT Pass rate: 88%
  • Retention rate: 83%
  • Positive placement rate: 96%