Reputation & Rankings


When you pursue your EMS education at Creighton University, you’ll be attending a university with a national reputation for excellence.

Creighton University ranks in the top third of U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 rankings for “Best Colleges.” For a second consecutive year, Creighton returns to the prestigious list of National Universities, a category of approximately 1,900 four-year colleges and universities nationwide. A top-ranking National University classification marks an elevation in Creighton’s reputation. For 16 years in a row, Creighton had been recognized as No. 1 in the Midwest category. Review our rankings.

Our industry-leading EMS education, taught by industry-experienced instructors, is recognized among health care providers locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

Innovative EMS Programs

For more than 100 years, Creighton has been educating medical professionals. In 2019, we celebrated 45 years of EMS Education and the 25th anniversary of our Bachelor of Science in EMS (BSEMS). Creighton is one of the few universities in the nation to offer a BSEMS and an online Master of Science in Emergency Medical Services (MSEMS).

Nationally Accredited

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.

Outstanding Pass Rates

Learn more about how our pass rates consistently exceed the national average.

Best Value National University

Your investment in a top-ranked education will pay off. U.S. News & World Report named Creighton a “Best Value” school.