Paramedic A.A.S.

Program Accreditation

While all programs at the university are accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), where it is available and adds value to our students, our EMS programs offer additional programmatic accreditation. The Paramedic program is nationally accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Program Mission

The purpose of the Oregon Health & Science University/ Oregon Institute of Technology Paramedic Education Program is to educate pre-hospital care providers; to prepare EMS leaders of the future; and to enhance the delivery of health care in the out-of-hospital setting.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Comprehend, apply, and evaluate information relative to the role of an entry-level Paramedic.
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in all of the skills necessary to fulfill the role of an entry-level Paramedic.
  • Demonstrate personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations of an entry level Paramedic.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. An ability to understand, interpret and apply EMS and general medical knowledge necessary to function in a healthcare setting.
  2. An ability to perform a broad range of paramedic level EMS skills both difficult and routine.
  3. An ability to conduct oneself in an ethical and professional manner and show proficiency in interpersonal relations and communication.

Summary of Program Student Learning Outcomes

During the 2016-17 academic year, the Emergency Medical Services faculty formally assessed the student learning outcomes summarized in the annual program assessment report. Additional details can be found in department assessment records.

Program Curriculum Map

The curriculum map for the Paramedic program can be found on the catalog web page on the Oregon Tech website,

Annual Program Assessment Reports

2016-17 Paramedic A.A.S. Assessment ReportPDF1.87 MB Download
2015-16 Paramedic A.A.S. Assessment ReportPDF166.97 KB Download
2015-16 CoAEMSP Summary ReportPDF409.16 KB Download
2014-15 Paramedic Education ReportPDF130.01 KB Download
2013-14 Paramedic A.A.S. Assessment ReportPDF274.86 KB Download
2012-13 Paramedic A.A.S. Assessment ReportPDF275.77 KB Download
2011-12 Paramedic A.A.S. Assessment ReportPDF617.38 KB Download
2010-11 Paramedic A.A.S. Assessment ReportPDF803.48 KB Download
2009-10 Paramedic A.A.S. Assessment ReportPDF4.00 MB Download
2008-09 Paramedic A.A.S. Assessment ReportPDF345.88 KB Download
2007-08 Paramedic A.A.S. Assessment ReportPDF502.58 KB Download

Kate Darling

Kate Darling, Assessment Coordinator

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