To be eligible to apply for the Emergency Medicine Paramedic Program, you must:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Possess current national certification at the EMT level or a current state license at the EMT level or higher
  • Be currently certified in Basic Life Support

Associate degree track

Students pursuing the associate degree track must demonstrate college readiness and placement by showing adequate ACT scores or by completing the Accuplacer assessment at Rochester Community and Technical College.

Students must have academic skills that allow them to enroll in BIOL 1217, CHEM 1117 and ENGL 1117. We recommend that students submit both ACT scores and Accuplacer results with their application.

Certificate track

Students who have successfully completed an associate or higher-level degree may be eligible for the certificate track if they have completed a college-level anatomy/physiology course or equivalent. Students with a degree that does not include a college-level anatomy/physiology course (or equivalent) must complete a college-level anatomy/physiology course or equivalent before the end of the program.

International applicants

See the Mayo School of Health Sciences international applicants policy.

More information

See further Mayo School of Health Sciences admissions policy information.

Feb. 08, 2016