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Biomedical Equipment Technician

at Anoka Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 72
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Biomedical Technicians play a vital role in health care; enhancing the user experience by ensuring all medical equipment is safe and in proper working condition. Technicians inspect, calibrate, maintain, and repair diagnostic equipment, monitoring equipment, therapeutic and life-saving medical equipment (defibrillators, ventilators, drug delivery pumps, CT and MRI Scanners, and more) found in hospitals, medical clinics, imaging centers and medical device companies.

Designed by biomedical and manufacturing industry leaders, the program provides a comprehensive, hands-on, career-oriented curriculum. Students will obtain a solid education in biomedical devices/industry fundamentals, electronic engineering fundamentals, computer/networking fundamentals.

The Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) program includes technical and general education components. This degree provides the skills for working in hospitals, manufacturing, and field service plus the possibility to pursue a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with co-operating colleges and universities. Full-time students can obtain an Applied Associate Science degree in two years. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify and there are several BMET program specific scholarships available.

Program Locations

  • Anoka Technical College 55303

Labor Market Information

  • Medical Equipment Repairers

  • Median wage: $27.29/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Power Plant Operators

  • Median wage: $34.98/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Nuclear Technicians

  • Median wage: $38.90/hour
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians

  • Median wage: $27.91/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Electro-Mechanical Technicians

  • Median wage: $27.31/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Anoka Technical College
Anoka Technical College
1355 W. Highway 10 Anoka, MN 55303 Local: (763) 576-4850 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: enrollmentservices@anokatech.edu