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Biomedical Engineering Technology A.S. Degree

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  • 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.

    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)

    What would I do?

    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

    See the technical standards for this degree.

    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

    Salary

    The average biomedical technology worker annually earns $45,000, which is 25% higher than the average salary for all workers, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

    Curriculum

    See the curriculum for the Biomedical Engineering Technology A.S. Degree.