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Biomedical Equipment Technology

at Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 70
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

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.

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

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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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: admissions@dctc.edu