BPPE Approval Statement
EMSTA College is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. Approved training programs:
The Bureau can be reached at:
1747 North Market Blvd. 225
Sacramento, CA. 95834
Point Loma Nazarene University/EMSTA College for EMS Consortium has programmatic accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Committee on Accreditaton of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions.
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs:
25400 US Highway 19 North
Suite 150Clearwater, FL 33756
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Programs:
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Rowlett, TX 75088
Paramedic Program Outcomes
CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs and CoAEMSP Letter of Review (LoR) Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was for the calendar year 2020.
The most recent success rate for the National Registry of EMT Paramedic/State Cognitive exam was 100%.
The most recent positive placement rate for graduates was 86.4%. Positive placement is defined by the CoAEMSP as “Employed full or part-time in a related field and/or continuing his/her education and/or serving in the military.” Positive placement is measured at completion of the Program.
The most recent retention rate was 74.6%.