Victor Valley College - Paramedic Academy - Admission Information

Admissions Procedure

Program Director: Scott C. Jones, MBA, EMT-P
(760) 245-4271 ext. 2338

Applications for following academies will be made available approximately four (4) months prior to academy start date. These applications will be due approximately three (3) months prior to start date.

  • Applications for Track A beginning in January of the Winter session will be made available as of June 1st via the internet (Paramedic Home Page) and also in the Allied Health Building Faculty Office. Applications and attachments are due by: July 28th (05:00 PM)
  • Applications for Track B beginning in June of the Summer session will be made available as of January 5th via the internet (Paramedic Home Page) and also in the Allied Health Building Faculty Office. Applications and attachments are due by: February 23rd (05:00 PM)
  • Applications must include the following:

    1. 6-months full-time or 1000 hours part-time documented Pre-hospital Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) experience

    2. Copy of College Assessment Scores

    3. Copy of EMT Card/High School Diploma

    4. Copy of current TB Test or Chest X-ray report

    5. Proof of Hepatitis B immunization series completed or in progress

    6. Proof of Rubella Titer showing immunity or proof of re-immunization

    7. Proof of Varicella immunization

    8. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation


EMT Examination

Upon the successful completion of the application period all applications will be screened for completeness and accuracy. The applicant will then be mailed an appointment date and procedure for the EMT examination process. The EMT examination will cover the current EMT National Standard Curriculum. This process should begin immediately following the application process. A passing score is 80%.



Oral/Practical Interview

Upon successful completion of the EMT examination process students will be notified by mail of eligibility for admission to the oral/practical interview. Applicants must successfully Pass Oral and Practical Interview for admission to the Paramedic Academy.·

March/April for Track B
October/November for Track A


Admission Notification

Admission will be granted based on a cumulative scoring system. A point system will be utilized for objective screening of all applicants. Admission letters will be mailed approximately one (1) week after completion of the Oral/Practical Interviews.

Notification letters will be mailed:

APRIL for Track B
November for Track A

Last Modified: 2019-10-29 .