Paramedic training takes long hours of hard work.
An application process shouldn’t.

1. Review eligibility requirements.

You must be at least 18 years old, certified/eligible for certification as an EMT, and meet eligibility requirements by your start date.

2. Submit application form online ($75 fee)

Once we receive your application form, we contact you to set up an interview.

3. Interview and visit CFM.

The interview is an opportunity to meet on site (or, by exception, virtually), ask questions, and share more details.

4. Receive admissions notification.

We communicate an admissions decision within three business days of the interview. Applicants are either accepted, rejected, or waitlisted.

5. Enroll and secure your spot.

You have seven days to submit your intent to enroll and a deposit to secure your spot. You may defer to a later class in some cases.

6. Upload required documentation.

Our staff will contact you to facilitate your submission of required documentation prior to course start.

7. Pay tuition or set up payment.

Tuition is due by the start date of the class. Contact us at to learn more about our tuition assistance option.

Start class and begin your journey to becoming a professional paramedic!

Eligibility Requirements

We accept applicants from all types of EMS backgrounds on the basis of individual merit.

To be eligible to apply, interested individuals must be able to meet the following program requirements by the start of the program:


Be at least eighteen (18) years of age


Be certified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), or be eligible for such certification


Be capable of all duties and requirements set forth by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Emergency Services (reference in 105 CMR 170.000)


Provide evidence of health insurance


Provide evidence of having received all required vaccinations and medical screening tests


Pass a pre-enrollment drug screening test


Pass Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) screening and satisfy CORI compliance policy

Waitlist & Deferments

We review applications on a rolling basis. Waitlisted applicants who are not enrolled in the current class will be automatically granted admission to the next available class. On a case-by-case basis, students may defer admission to a later class without needing to resubmit a new application.