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Paramedic Accreditation

Accreditation through the National Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Professions was achieved in April 2002, making NWACC's EMS programs on of the first in the state to obtain this prestigious status.

The NWACC Paramedic Science Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program upon the recommendation of the Committee on Services Professions (CoAEMSP). The program follows the National Education Standards for EMS education. Courses are approved through the Arkansas Department of Health.
CoEMSP Paramedic Outcomes for NWACC


  • First attempt at National Registry Written Certification Exam - 96%
  • Attrition rate for program - 0%
  • Retention rate for program - 100%
  • Job placement upon graduation - 100%


Further accreditation information:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL  33763
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX  75088
(214) 703-8445
Fax (214) 703-8892