Certificate Information

We offer two paramedic programs each year. The full-time program begins in August and lasts approximately ten months. Students attend classes four days per week (Monday - Thursday.) The part-time program begins in January and runs approximately twelve months. Students attend classes three days per week (Tuesday - Thursday.)

Students receiving this certificate will be able to:

  • Draw inferences and conclusions that are logical and supported by evidence
  • Recognize how environments influence opinion, reaction to stress and judgment
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Apply knowledge to analysis of specific problems
  • Solve problems and make decisions

In order to be eligible for licensure as a paramedic in the state of California, students must complete the 33 units of the certificate program, pass National Registry written and skills examinations, and meet all other licensure requirements established by the state.

The Crafton Hills College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park St.
Clearwater, FL 33756

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