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Paramedic Program

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School of Human and Protective Services


Protective Services Education Building 100
1701 Pearson Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 243-5400
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Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Admission Requirements

PARAMEDIC PROGRAMS

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Select the appropriate tab below to see application dates by term.

ProgramsSpring 2017
  • Application available on February 1, 2016
  • Application review begins after March 15, 2016
  • Application completion deadline is December 15, 2016
Fall 2017
  • Application available on September 15, 2016
  • Application review begins after October 15, 2016
  • Application completion deadline is August 1, 2017
Spring 2018

The Paramedic Embedded Technical Diploma and the Paramedic Technician Associate Degree will not be accepting admission applications for the Spring 2018 term.

admission requirements

All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

1. Admission Application
The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.

International students who wish to apply for or transfer their student visa (F-1, M-1 or J-1) to Madison College must complete the International Student Admission Application process.

2. Application Fee
An application fee is required at the time your application is submitted.

3. Education Completion
Graduation from high school, completion of GED/HSED/GED02 or completion of an associate degree or higher is required. Submit official transcripts for one of the following:

  • high school or charter school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript) or GED02 transcript
  • GED/HSED score report
  • college transcript showing an associate degree or higher

4. Complete the Paramedic Entrance Exam
The Paramedic exam tests you on basic EMT knowledge and skills as defined by the national EMS Education Standards. There is no fee for this exam.

Sign up for the Paramedic Entrance Exam.

5. Additional Materials
The following materials may be in progress at the time of application, but must be completed and emailed directly to the Paramedic Program by the application deadline.

  • A copy of your State of WI EMT-Basic (or higher) license
    • If providing a National Registry of EMT card, you must be eligible for and receive licensure in WI as an EMT-Basic.
  • A copy of your current professional level CPR certification
  • One letter of professional reference (if you are a member of a Fire/EMS department the professional letter must be from your chief, supervisor, director, etc.)
  • Upon receipt of all required application items the School of Human and Protective Service will be scheduling in-person interviews prior to acceptance into the program.

6. Residency Requirement
Per Wisconsin Statute TCS-10, because this program has limited capacity and the application deadline is after January 1st for fall and/or after May 1st for spring:

Out-of-state residents

  • May only be considered after January 1 for the upcoming fall term and/or after May 1 for the upcoming spring term.
  • Will not be considered if a waitlist forms.

Non-district state residents

  • May only be considered after January 1 for the upcoming fall term and/or after May 1 for the upcoming spring term.
  • Will be considered if a waitlist forms.
  • Minnesota residents are considered non-district state residents for admission purposes.

Learn more about residency determination and program availability.

Additional Note(s)

Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.