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Bio-Medical Engineering Technology

 

The Bio-Medical Engineering Technology concentration at Department of Advanced Technologies provides students with the skills of an engineering technologist while focusing specifically on biomedical equipment technology. In addition to courses in basic electronics, computer systems, industrial electronics, digital electronics, communications and control systems, the program includes courses in three major areas of medical equipment application: biomedical instrumentation, X-ray and diagnostic imaging equipment and medical laboratory instrumentation. Supplementary courses in anatomy and physiology and medical equipment management complete the medical specialization. Optional ninety hours field practice internship placements where interactions at hospitals in the region are integrated with a Senior Design project provide students with a practical foundation for employment in the field. Statistics made available by the U.S. Department of Labor, www.bls.gov, indicate a yearly salary between $33,030 and $114,360. The usual starting salary is somewhere in the middle with the median annual salary for biomedical engineers being $61,320.

 
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