Emergency Medical Services Program Accreditation

Accreditation through CAAHEP/CoAEMSP

Jackson College is fully accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). This accreditation occurred as a result of the peer review process at Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professionals (CoAEMSP). Verification of accreditation can be obtained on the CAAHEP web site.

The Jackson College 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
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 15B
Clearwater, FL 33763
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

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

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
Rocco V. Morando Building
6610 Busch Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43229
Phone: (614) 888-4484
Fax: (614) 888-8920
www.nremt.org

This program is also approved by the State of Michigan Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma. www.michigan.gov/ems

Graduates of a CAAHEP accredited paramedic program:

  1. Are more mobile with nationwide reciprocity with their NREMT certification. NREMT certification is used for licensure in many states, including Michigan. (For more information see www.michigan.gov/ems)
  2. Receive an education of excellence recognized by the Accreditation standards and is peer reviewed from multiple individuals from outside the program. The accreditation standards have been developed by member organizations to ensure that program standards achieve entry requirements for graduates to enter the profession.
  3. Are ready, upon graduation, to meet the minimum competencies required to practice as a Paramedic.