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Program Outcomes

Year Started Finished Retention Percentage Attempted the exam First attempt pass  
2015 16 15 94% 15 73% (11)  
2016 9 6 67% 9 56% (5)  
2017 8 6 75% 4 75% (3)  
2018 24 23 96% 23 79% (18)  
2015-2018 Cumulative 57 50 88% 50 72% (36)  
Year Cumulative pass within 3 attempts Cumulative pass within 6 attempts Failed all 6 attempts Eligible for retest Did not complete within 2 years Positive Placement
2015 93% (14) 93% (14) 0% (0) 0% (0) 7% (1) 100%
2016 78% (7) 89% (8) 0% (0) 11% (1) 0% (0) 100%
2017 75% (3) 75% (3) 0% (0) 33% (1) 0% (0) 100%
2018 87% (20) 87% (20) 0% (0) 13% (3) 0% (0) 100%
2015-2018 Cumulative 82% (41) 84% (42) 0% (0) 14% (7) 2% (1) 100%

Attempted the exam: Number of graduates that make at least one attempt at the exam.

First attempt pass: Number and percent of those who attempt the exam that pass on the first attempt.

Cumulative pass within 3 attempts: Number and percent of those who attempt the exam who pass on the first, second, or third attempt.

Cumulative pass within 6 attempts: Number and percent of those who attempt the exam who pass on the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, or sixth attempt.

Failed all 6 attempts: Number and percent of those who fail the exam six times.

Eligible for retest: Number and percent of those who failed their last attempt, but remain eligible for retest (less than six attempts, less than two years from course completion.)

Did not complete within 2 years: Number and percent of those who fail their last attempt and are no longer eligible for retest (more than two years from course completion.)

Get Started

Do you think that you might be interested in this degree? Schedule an appointment with an advisior to get started or just talk over your options. Working with your advisor can help you to meet your academic goals in the shortest time possible.

To start, contact Paul Foit (A.J.), program leader, at (740) 351-3463 or pfoit@shawnee.edu

Career Opportunities

Positions for emergency medical technicians are available in private ambulance companies, hospitals, industry, fire departments, 911 dispatch offices, and the armed forces. Law enforcement agencies, park services, ski patrols, and other groups train their personnel to become EMT-Bs or paramedics as part of their duties.

Applying to the Program

Please review this Functional Job Analysis (PDF) before applying to the Paramedic Program

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