Applied Technology

Biomedical Instrumentation Technology

Associate of Applied Science • 61 Credit Hours

Learn the skills necessary to install, maintain, calibrate and repair medical equipment in hospitals, doctors’ offices, dental offices and anywhere medical equipment is used.

Learn about biomedical equipment.

A biomedical technician, also known as a biomedical equipment technician (BMET), is someone who specializes in calibrating, maintaining, and repairing the medical machinery used in a healthcare facility. Upon completion of an associate’s degree program, students are able to begin seeking work in the field of biomedical technology. 

Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Exercise the daily activities of a technician in a medical setting.
  2. Apply basic troubleshooting and calibration skills to biomedical equipment.
  3. Interact successfully with technical staff while analyzing simple to moderately complex problems associated with biomedical equipment.
  4. Execute accepted documentation practices for maintenance and calibration of biomedical equipment.

Admission Requirements

The college adheres to an open admission policy which means applications with a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission. Applicants with neither a high school diploma nor GED may be admitted on a conditional basis.

Potential Employers

  • Hospitals
  • Cabell-Huntington Hospital
  • King’s Daughters’ Medical Center
  • St. Mary’s Medical Center
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Robert Adkins
Instructor - Electronics

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