Q. How long will it take me to complete this program?
A. The program is designed to be completed in 4 semesters. The percent of graduates that finish in this
Q. What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
A. The job placement rate for students who complete the program is by year:
Q. What is the success rate of graduates that complete the NREMT exam?
A. Success rates from the National Certifying exam for eligible graduates are based as follows:
2013-2014 Course Graduates-
Cohort: Mercer County Campus 33%
Cohort: Nicholas County Campus 60%
Cohort: Greenbrier County Campus 100%
Cohort: Raleigh County Campus-JC Course 60%
Q. Are the EMS Education programs accredited by a national accrediting body?
A. Yes, the EMS Education program at New River Community and Technical College is accredited by the
Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Professions by recommendation of the
Committee on Accreditation of EMS Education Programs.