Health Professions

Accreditation Information

Department of Emergency Health Sciences

The UT Health San Antonio Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355-113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
P: 727-210-2350
F: 727-210-2354
E: mail@Caahep.org
www.caahep.org

 
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone: 214-703-8445
Fax: 214-703-8992
www.coaemsp.org

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 95%.

The most recent positive placement rate for graduates was 96%. 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 the completion of the program. 

The most recent retention rate was 96%.

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Previous years data
Year Number of Paramedic Graduates First time pass rates for NREMT Exam: Program Student Retention Positive (Job) Placement
2016 198 93% 93%
2017 298 97.3% 95% 94.8%
2018 159 97.1% 88% 100%
2019 117 100% 89% 100%
2020 78 95% 96% 96%