EMS Program Performance

EMS program outcomes for pass rates, paramedic retention, and job placement.

NREMT Pass Rate

EMT Basic

Three-Year Average:
First quarter 2019 through fourth quarter 2021
Attempted 487
First Attempt Pass (327) 67%
Cumulative Pass within Three Attempts 78%
Failed All Six Attempts 0%
Eligible for Retest (80) 16%
Did not Complete within Two Years (22) 5%

Advanced EMT

Three-Year Average:
First quarter 2019 through fourth quarter 2021
Attempted 148
First Attempt Pass (101) 68%
Cumulative Pass within Three Attempts 81%
Cumulative Pass within Six Attempts 82%
Failed All Six Attempts 0%
Eligible for Retest (19) 13%
Did Not Complete within Two Years (8) 5%

Paramedic

Three-Year Average:
First quarter 2019 through fourth quarter 2021 
Attempted 55
First Attempt Pass 100%
Cumulative Pass within Three Attempts 100%
Cumulative Pass within Six Attempts 100%
Failed All Six Attempts 0%
Eligible for Retest 0%
Did Not Complete within Two Years 0%

Paramedic Retention

Paramedic Program with Outcomes

CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs and CoAEMSP Letter of Review (LoR) Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee

on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). 

The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was for the calendar year 2020. The most recent success rate for the National Registry of EMT Paramedic/State

Cognitive exam was 100%

The most recent positive placement rate for graduates was 100% Positive

placement is defined by the CoAEMSP as ‘Employed full or part-time in a related field and/or continuing his/her education and/or serving in the military’. Positive placement is measured at completion of the program.

The most recent retention rate was 56.7%.