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Accreditation & Outcomes

Innovative EMS Training for Your Future Career

Creighton University delivers the cutting-edge EMS education you need to become a knowledgeable and compassionate healthcare leader. You’ll gain the confidence and critical thinking skills you need in emergency situations. You will be prepared to interact with patients, their families and other healthcare providers in a professional, caring and direct manner. Thanks to endless hands-on learning opportunities—in and out of the classroom—you’ll be ready for anything you encounter in your future career.


On the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions, our cutting-edge paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. The Creighton EMS program is also recognized as a Nebraska-approved EMS training agency by the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services.

Top Pass Rates

Our pass rates consistently exceed the national average—a testament to the quality of our innovative EMS programs and our extraordinary, industry-experienced faculty.

Stat 100

of 2023 graduates are employed or are continuing their education

Stat 89

first attempt pass rate on the 2023 paramedic national registry exam for certificate, associate’s and bachelor’s students

Stat 92

program retention rate for certificate program students 

Stat 95

of EMS faculty hold a master’s degree or higher 

Become a Paramedic at Creighton

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Exceptional Faculty

Creighton’s industry-leading programs are taught by knowledgeable and experienced faculty. These passionate, seasoned EMS professionals are dedicated to your well-being and success. They’ll make sure you’re ready to pass your national exams and prepared to succeed in your professional endeavors.

Student Enrollment

  • Master of Science in Paramedicine (online program) | approximately 25 students enrolled
  • Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine | approximately 18 students enrolled annually, 75% of whom are not local | Current cohort of 35 students represent the following states: CA, HI, IA, IL, IN, NE, WA, WI and internationally Saudi Arabia
  • Paramedic Certificate of Completion | approximately 12 students from the Omaha metro area annually
  • Emergency Medical Technician Courses | approximately 100 students per year, 60% from the Omaha Metro area
  • Paramedic Certification Course for Healthcare Professionals | 40 students annually | 90% from outside the Omaha metro area; spend 2 weeks in area.
  • Pre-Hospital Care Course for Nurses | 45 students annually | 90% from outside the Omaha metro area; spend 1 week in area.
  • Critical Care Paramedic (online) | 150 students annually | 90% from outside the Omaha metro area; spend 2-3 days in area.
  • Paramedicine Instructor Course (online) | approximately 8 students annually.
  • Paramedicine Management Course (online) | approximately 8 students annually
  • American Heart Association Courses | approximately 1,500 participants annually in these half-day to day-long courses | Some participants are lay public learning CPR who will be prepared to act as immediate responders
  • International Paramedic Education Partnership | 16 students annually from January through May | Living in Omaha apartment complexes and visiting many local businesses while here for their education.
The amount of practical, skills-based clinical experience Creighton offers is unparalleled. You learn how to be calm under pressure, make quick decisions and interact with a variety of patients under stress
— Gregrey Berry, BS EMS’17, School of Medicine '21

Contact Us

Department of Paramedicine Education
Old Gym/Vinardi Center
Corner of 24th and Burt

Fax: 402.280.1288