Q.How long will it take me to complete this program?
A.The program is designed to take 4 semesters to complete.
The percent of graduates from this program that are finished in this time frame are:
Q.What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
A.The job placement rate for students who complete the program is by year:
Q.What is the success rate of those graduates that complete the NREMT exam?
A. Success rates from the National Certifying exam for eligible graduates are based as follows:
2013-2014 Course Graduates-
Cohort: Mercer County Campus TBA 50%
Cohort: Nicholas County Campus TBA 86%
Cohort: Greenbrier County Campus TBA 100%
Cohort: Raleigh County Campus TBA 75%
Q.Are the EMS Educations programs accredited by a national accrediting body?
A. Yes, the EMS Education program at New River Community and Technical College is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Professions by recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of EMS Education Programs.
Graduation Completion Rates:
|Graduate Year||Cohort||# of Students completing course *||# of students successful and moved on to written exam||# of student pursing certification **||# of graduates that passed NREMT on 1st attempt||# of graduates that passed NREMT on further attempts||# of graduates that are NREMT Paramedics||# of graduates employed in the Emergency Medical Services Field|
|2014||Mercer County Campus||6||6||3||2||N/A||88%||100%|
|2014||Nicholas County Campus||9||7||7||6||N/A||88%||100%|
|2014||Raleigh County Campus||6||6||3||3||N/A||88%||100%|
|2014||Greenbrier Valley County Campus||4||4||4||4||N/A||88%||100%|
|2015||December 2015 Graduate rates currently in Progress. Results TBA|
Definition for Graduate Completion Rates Chart:*
“# of students completing course” – These are individuals that met the financial obligations to the school AND the curricula requirements.**
“# of students actively pursuing certification” – These are individuals that have attempted the examination up to 3 times, made an attempt within 2 months of the skill examination date, or since webpage update.