Biomedical Equipment Technology

Program Overview

Awards/Outcomes Credits Location
Biomedical Equipment Technology - A.A.S. Degree 70 cr. Rosemount
Biomedical Equipment Technology - Certificate 27 cr. Rosemount

Major Description

Students are trained to work in the Healthcare Technology Management field as biomedical equipment technicians, more commonly known as BMETs. They test the performance and operating characteristics of medical electronic/electro-mechanical equipment of moderate to high complexity to ensure compliance with established performance and safety standards. Graduates are qualified to maintain equipment found in hospitals and medical centers.

Work Environment

BMETs find employment with hospitals, clinics, universities, equipment manufacturers and contract service providers. They generally work indoors and some travel may be required. BMETs work with medical professionals at all levels to assure the safe and effective use of sophisticated electronic medical devices.

Academic Advisor

Drew Boatman

Instructors

Travis Ahlquist