Join the growing biomedical engineering technology field

Explore medical technology and increase your technical skills as a biomedical engineering technician. This profession, a bridge between healthcare and technology, is your opportunity to truly make a difference in someone's life. Florida's prevalence of healthcare facilities and medical device manufacturers offers an opportunity to enter a growing career path.

This degree provides an integrated educational experience designed to fast-track you into a career with a healthcare institution, medical device manufacturer or service company, or even with an international organization dedicated to improving health care in third-world and developing countries.

Industry Certifications

The coursework in this program prepares you to be an industry-certified Biomedical Equipment Technician.

Features

Through SPC's Biomedical Engineering Technology A.S Degree, you can:

  • Complete an internship, giving you valuable experience
  • Gain hands-on practice working with medical devices
  • Interact with industry professionals
  • Prepare for the following nationally-recognized industry certifications:
    • CBET (Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician)
    • CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management)
    • CompTIA A+ (Computing Technology Industry Association certification for service technicians)

skills

Biomedical equipment technicians:

  • Select, install, test, calibrate, diagnose, maintain and repair sophisticated medical equipment and integrated technologies such as patient monitors, defibrillators, CAT scans,electrocardiograms, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasounds and x-ray machines
  • Educate and support clinical staff in proper use of complex medical equipment

Career Opportunities

  • Hospitals, clinics, health maintenance organizations and managed care agencies
  • Companies that manufacture, install, manage and service medical equipment
  • Public health and government agencies

Biomedical Engineering Technology A.S. Degree Curriculum

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