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Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs The OSU-OKC Paramedicine 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).


Licensed Paramedics are among Oklahoma’s Top 100 Critical Occupations with an average of 166 annual openings Top 100 Critical Occupations - Oklahoma Works - Oklahoma Works.  The mean annual salary for paramedics is $53,560 based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

OSU-OKC Paramedicine Program Mission Statement

To educate students in the profession of Paramedicine, thereby enabling them to provide the highest level of prehospital care, professionalism, and leadership.

OSU-OKC Paramedicine

Core Values

Our core values include but are not limited to:

  • Integrity – Consistently honest and trustworthy
  • Compassion – Understanding and caring about the suffering of others
  • Accountability – Maintaining responsibility for your actions and mistakes
  • Respect – Being polite and behaving in a manner that brings credit to the profession
  • Empathy - Calm, compassionate, and helpful demeanor toward those in need

Program Goals

  • To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.”
  • Maintain 1st time pass rates on the NREMT ALS cognitive and psychomotor exams above 90%
  • Maintain job placement for paramedic students above 90%
  • Maintain a retention rate of greater than 70% for paramedic students

Assessed Program Outcomes

  • Interpret basic arrhythmias and basic 12-lead ECG.
  • Understand the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of prehospital emergency medications.
  • Discuss essential concepts of crew resource management.
  • Successfully manage the airway of an emergency patient
  • Demonstrate the ability to function as a paramedic Team Leader in an emergency setting.

Paramedic Program Outcomes

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Maribeth Dawson
Academic Advisor
Schedule a virtual advising appointment

Justin Hunter, PhD, NRP, FP-C
Paramedicine Program Director
(405) 945-9159
(405) 945-8622 Fax