Paramedic Program

Answer the call.

The UCLA Paramedic Education Program has the distinction of being among the first, the largest, and the best Paramedic programs in the world. As a graduate of the UCLA Paramedic program, you will join an elite team of medical professionals saving lives and defining excellence in our field.

Get your dream job

91% of our graduates are employed as paramedics within 6 months of graduation*.

Be the best

93% of our students pass the National Registry paramedic written exam on their first try -- and 99% ultimately pass. 100% of our students pass the National Registry skills exam. Of the students starting our program, 81% graduate.

Meet your match

Our motto is "matching energy with energy": We will match you step for step with dedication to your success. We provide resources like instructor-led tutoring, and before- and after-class access to the building and equipment for study sessions, skills practice, and research.

The Sponsor A Hero campaign enables you to contribute directly to the education of a future paramedic. button

Join our history of excellence

We are the home of the former Daniel Freeman Program, the first nationally-accredited Paramedic program. Come find your place in EMS history.

Learn from the best

You will learn from some of the most internationally-renowned faculty in our field, including Baxter Larmon, Heather Davis, and Brian Wheeler. Many of our faculty are also active researchers in EMS and EMS education: We don't just teach knowledge, we create it.

* The statistics on this page are an average of the last three years.