Associate of Applied Science in Biomedical Equipment Technology

  • Program Length: 15 Months
  • Day Courses Scheduled between
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Night Courses Scheduled between
    4:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

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Virginia Beach, VA


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About our Medical Service Technician (Biomedical Equipment Technology Degree) Program

Train for an essential career in the health care industry installing and calibrating life-saving and life-supporting equipment as a Medical Service Technician (Biomedical Equipment Technician).

The Medical Service Technician (Biomedical Equipment Technology Degree) program prepares students for entry-level employment within the field of healthcare technology management. Students learn the specialized skills necessary to trouble shoot, install, inspect, maintain, repair and calibrate biomedical equipment and support systems to adhere to medical standards and guidelines.

While in school, students train hands-on with a range of medical devices as they learn the fundamentals of medical equipment maintenance, medical and electronic terminology, computer networking,  basic instrumentation and more.

The healthcare industry desires the technical skills of our graduates as well as the professional skills, attention to detail, as well as interpersonal soft skills that support a professional work environment.

The program concludes with an externship course, which focuses on hands-on application of the knowledge and skills acquired for maintaining a healthcare facility’s patient care and medical staff equipment.

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