Associate of Applied Science Biomedical Engineering Technology
The Biomedical Engineering Technology degree is designed for students who desire a career in the Healthcare Technology Management fields with a focus on medical devices. The program provides students with hands-on training in medical hardware and software to meet the growing demand for professionals who can manage, modify, repair, design and test, and upgrade medical devices, including medical devices with local area network, Wide area Network(WAN), WiFi, and Bluetooth capability. The curriculum is focused on the fundamentals of electronics, anatomy & physiology, medical equipment operation & troubleshooting, healthcare safety, and clinical information systems. Simulation based learning in a state of the art Human Patient Simulation center promotes an exploration of medical devices and patient safety.
Graduates are employed in federal, state, county and private healthcare facilities, as well as biomedical engineering research facilities. This degree will help you prepare for the ICC/USCC(International Certification Commission/ U.S. Certification Commission) Healthcare Technology Management exams for biomedical equipment technicians and clinical engineers. CBET- Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician, CLES Certified Laboratory Equipment Specialist, CRES- Certified Radiological Equipment Specialist, CCE- Certified Clinical Engineer is supported through the HTCC/USBECE (Healthcare Technology Certification Commission/U.S. Board of Examiners for Clinical Engineering Certification