The EMT and Paramedic training programs have received accreditation from the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services No. 325, valid through 1/31/2026.
The Paramedic Program is nationally accredited through the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for Emergency Medical Services Programs (CoAEMSP) by the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) #600706. Reaccreditation awarded 7/24/2019 to be reviewed in 2024 (5) years.
The Shawnee State University EMT 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 Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Our primary objective
To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.