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EMS Information Sessions

Information sessions for prospective students interested in EMS programs are offered throughout the academic year. The session includes a presentation about our programs, information about the admission process, a question and answer period and ends with a tour of the facility. Please see dates and times listed below. Questions regarding transcripts and prerequisite course acceptance may be addressed prior to the session by emailing Deb Disko.​

Upcoming information sessions for perspective EMS students:

  • Monday, October 30, 2017 at 7pm
  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7pm
  • Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 7pm

Information sessions will be held on our Portland-Metro campus in Wilsonville.
Oregon Tech
27500 SW Parkway Ave
Wilsonville, OR 97070

For more information or to RSVP, please contact  Deb Disko.

Student For A Day

Are you curious?

What is a day in the life of an EMT or Paramedic student like?
We are offering opportunities to shadow our students for day and sit in on classes, explore Oregon Tech and learn about the great EMS opportunities in our joint OHSU/Oregon Tech EMS programs.

Please join us for this excellent opportunity to experience a day as EMT or paramedic student.
Space is limited and reservations are required. 
For more information or to RSVP, please contact deb.disko@oit.edu.  Please respond with how you heard about us and what days you are available.  We will do our best to accommodate your schedule.

EMT Student for a Day
October 17, 5:30pm - 10:15pm
October 18, 5:30pm - 10:15pm

EMT Student for a Day
October 16, 8:30am - 6:15pm
October 17, 8:30am - 4:30pm
October 18, 9:15am - 3:30pm  (Please note, this day will take place on our OHSU campus.)
October 19, 9:15am - 3:20pm
October 19, 2:15pm - 7:15pm

EMS Department Information

We are a nationally recognized leader in EMS education offering one of the few university programs in the country with joint degree programs between a leading technology university (Oregon Tech) and a medical school (Oregon Health and Science University). Located primarily at the Oregon Tech Wilsonville campus, the department is a unique partnership between the two renowned institutions, and had its origin as an offshoot of the medical school training programs at Oregon Health and Science University in 1977.

Curriculum

Our program offers a diversified educational experience designed to develop strong field provider skills, as well as management and leadership training within EMS. Students with the discipline and drive to successfully complete our programs, earn eligibility for both state and national licensing exams, and find employment with leading agencies across the Nation. Please see the degree maps for a more specific idea of our curriculum from our various degree options.

Degree and Certificates Offered

  • EMT Certification
  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Paramedic
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Emergency Medical Services Management

EMT Certification and AAS Paramedic

The Paramedic program is a joint Oregon Tech / OHSU program designed to prepare graduates for entry-level paramedic positions wherever Advanced Life Support (ALS) skills are required. After graduation students are eligible for the state and national exams.

BS EMS Management

Our bachelor degree in EMS management has the flexibility to meet students working in the field and at various levels in their education.  In addition to strong management coursework our bachelor program offers paramedic clinical courses in critical care and community care paramedic medicine.  

Tuition and Fees

Please see the attached tuition and fees document linked on the website for the latest costs. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

In addition to tuition and fees, students are responsible for the costs of background checks, Immunizations, Drug screens, textbooks, stethoscope, eye protection, FISDAP account, uniforms, scrubs, state license fees and national exams. Students are also required to have their own health insurance.  

Financial Aid

A student seeking admission who anticipates the need for financial aid should contact Oregon Tech immediately. Do not wait for an "admission offer" to apply for aid as funds are awarded as available. Please direct financial aid questions to Oregon Tech, Klamath Falls. The direct number is 541.885.1280 or 1.800.422.2017. Email address is dollars@oit.edu.

EMS

Accreditation

The Associate of Applied Science program in Emergency Medical Technology exceeds Oregon and National standards for paramedic programs.

We are regionally accredited by: the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program.

The OHSU-Oregon Tech Paramedic Education Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756
Ph: (727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

CoAEMSP, 4101 W Green Oaks Blvd., Suite 305-599, Arlington, TX 76016
Ph:  (817) 330-0089
Fax (817) 330-0089
www.coaemsp.org

Hands-on education for real-world achievement.

Oregon Tech Portland-Metro Campus
27500 SW Parkway Ave.
Wilsonville, OR 97070
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