Successful completion of a program of study at the College does not guarantee licensure, certification, employment in a relevant occupation, or transferability/admission to other educational institutions or programs.
Department of Fire Science and Emergency Preparedness
|Nathan Burtscher, Program Manager
||Center for Emergency Preparedness (FTS) 106
|Richard Ottensman, Fire Charter Manager
||Center for Emergency Preparedness (FTS) 107
|Mark King, Chair
||Center for Emergency Preparedness (FTS) 122
|Ann D. Theis, Dean
||Heritage Hall 106Y
Certificates of Accreditation are issued by Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services, State Board of Emergency Medical Services. (Accreditation Number 344). For more information concerning the certificates of accreditation contact the Emergency Medical Services Division, Attention: EMS Accreditation, 1970 West Broad Street, P.O. Box 182073, Columbus, Ohio 43218-2073, web address www.publicsafety.ohio.gov.
The Paramedic Program of Owens Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Fire Charter is issued by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services. Charter Number 344, (Expires December 1, 2017). For more information concerning the fire charter contact the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Services, Charles D. Shipley Building, 1970 West Broad Street, P.O. Box 182073, Columbus, Ohio, 43218-2073, web address www.publicsafety.ohio.gov.
Owens Community College offers qualifying certification courses. Upon completion of one or more of the courses, a certification examination is available at Owens Community College.
Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Certification
Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate Certification
Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Certification
Fire Fighter I Certificate (Owens Code: ZFF1)
Fire Fighter II Certificate (Owens Code: ZFF2)