EMT & Paramedic Program

Welcome to the City College of San Francisco Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Program webpage. We strive to provide our students with comprehensive education and experiential learning to help pave the way to a career as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic.

For the latest information about our application process and entry requirements, please see our program flyers. Go to Program Information for the Paramedic Program. There you will find information on fees, entrance testing and contact information if you still have questions. See our program calendar for the most up-to-date schedule of the current programs.

You might want to begin by visiting our FAQ page.

Paramedic Program information is also posted on the Paramedic Program Information page.

Those interested in the EMT program (EMT 100) are strongly advised to take either EMT 14 or Fire Science 17 prior to enrolling in the EMT 100 course.

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Program Accreditation

The CCSF EMT & Paramedic Programs are approved by the State of California EMS Authority and local approving EMS agency. The CCSF Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) under the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Profession (CoAEMSP).
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To contact CAAHEP: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
CAAHEP
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To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
FAX (214) 703-8992
CoAEMSP
 website