Emergency Medical Technology

Rise to the challenge – become an EMT or Paramedic

EMT's and Paramedics work in a demanding field. These professionals must work well with others, think and act quickly as well as maintain a strong commitment to training and education. Chemeketa’s nationally accredited program will help you with that commitment as you embark or expand your career opportunities in the EMT and Paramedic field. Program offerings include the EMT Course, AEMT Course, Paramedic Degree and the Paramedic/Firefighter dual degree.

Information & Application

Spring 2016 Information Packet

Current Paramedic Application

Applications will be accepted in the Fall for the Spring class and in the Spring for the Fall class. Please check back for the application.

The Chemeketa Community College Paramedic Program is 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).”

To contact CAAHEP -

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756

To contact CoAEMSP -

8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
FAX (214) 703-8992

The Chemeketa Paramedic Program has a 3 year average pass rate on the NREMT and State Written exam of 97.5 % and a Practical pass rate of 100%. The retention rate is 84.2%, and the positive placement rate is 91.9%

For current information: e-mail or call 503.485.2131