The Biomedical Equipment Technician degree trains and prepares students in troubleshooting, calibration and repair of biomedical Instruments and equipment and their support systems. The BMET program offers courses that expose students to a variety of instruments and equipment located in hospitals and clinics across the nation. The biomedical field is a fast growing field with a demand qualified technicians.
Student's course work involves classroom and labs that have state of the art equipment in an environment that mimics the hospitals and clinics they will work in. All students will take part in an internship course at an area hospital or clinic where they will work side by side with trained professionals in the field strengthening the skills they have learned.
Students are trained in DC & AC electronics, digital circuits, instrumentation calibration and mechanical fundamentals. Along with the fundamental technical knowledge, students become educated in the day to day workplace skills needed to become a successful Biomedical Technician.
Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all required courses. Students earning any grade less than “C” will be required to repeat the course.
A background check will be completed as a requirement of this program. At the time of the background check submission, students must provide documentation as required by the MN Department of Human Services. If you have been arrested, charged or convicted of any criminal offense, you should investigate the impact that the arrest, charge or conviction may have on your chances of employment in the field you intend to study or on your chances to obtain federal, state, and other higher education financial aid.