Application Due Dates for 2017

Fall 2018 application is due March 2, 2018

Spring 2019 application is due August 31, 2018


Applicants should download, fill out and turn in their applications to our department secretary before their respected deadline.

Fall 2018 Paramedic Application (pdf)

Spring 2018 Paramedic Application (pdf)

*Before applying to the program, please make sure you have applied to Crafton Hills College.

Applicants are required to pass an entrance exam for Anatomy and Physiology and EMT before officially being accepted into the program. We have placed study guides here: Anatomy and Physiology and EMT


Admission Criteria

Space in the program is reserved for the number allotted in each class. Students retain their spaces in courses throughout the program. If they follow the regular curricular progression (successful completion of each course in sequence).

Crafton Hills College Paramedic Program does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

 Applicants should plan to apply 3-6 months in advance to when they intend to start the program.   


Financial Aid

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Advanced Placement

Experimental learning in a variety of professional settings is encouraged prior to applying for the Paramedic Program. However, no course credit or advanced placement will be given for prior life or work experience.



  • A current California EMT-Basic card issued by the State of California  
  • Current CPR certification card
  • Resume
  • Written documentation, on original company or agency letterhead, of completion of six months full-time or 1,000 hours of part-time experience as an EMT-Basic, paid or volunteer, prior to the application deadline. This documentation will usually come from your employer(s) or previous employer(s), and should be signed by an operations supervisor or manager, training officer, fire captain or fire chief.
  • A copy of a high school diploma or GED. If you do not have a copy of your diploma, an official transcript showing your graduation date from high school will be accepted.
  • Official, sealed transcripts showing successful completion of transferable Anatomy and Physiology course(s). The course must meet transfer requirements for either the CSU or UC system. It can be a single semester or two-semester course, but must cover BOTH the anatomy and physiology of the entire human body and MUST INCLUDE A LAB SECTION. If you are enrolled in an A & P course at the time you submit your application, we will accept a registration print-out or unofficial transcripts as proof of enrollment; however, you must submit official transcripts showing successful completion of the A & P course with a “C” or better prior to the start of the program. You can find a list of all transferable A & P courses here
  • Completion of the Pre-Entrance Medical Clearance Form within the last six months. This form must be completed and signed by a physician.
  • All vaccinations on the attached sheet of Vaccination Requirements must be completed. Strictly follow the timelines. Your vaccinations will NOT be acceptable to our clinical providers if they do not match the required timelines.
  • If you have any questions regarding medical testing / records, please contact Kathy Crow (909) 389-3220 or the EMS Department Secretary at (909) 389-3252. 

Timeline for the Program


Class 88 Instruction begins Thursday, January 12, 2017

Class 86 Graduation held on Friday, January 6, 2017

Class 87 begins the Clinical portion of their internship on Wednesday, January 18, 2017


Application due Friday, March 3, 2017 for Class 89 before 4pm.

Written testing is held March 27th, 28th, 29th, and 30th.

April Optional Review  for Oral Judgment is held on Tuesday, April 18th and Friday, April 21st.

Oral Judgment is held Friday, May 5th, 2017

Final Selection for Class 89 is made on Friday, May 19th, 2017

August Class 89 begins Instruction in August

Application due Friday, September 1, 2017 for Class 90 by 4pm. 

Written testing is held September 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th, 2017


Optional review for Oral Judgment is held on Tuesday, October 17th and Friday, October 20th, 2017


Oral judgment is held on Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Final Selection for Class 90 will be Friday, November 17th, 2017