Biomedical Equipment Technology

Overview

The Biomedical Equipment Technology (BMET) curriculum prepares individuals for employment as Biomedical Equipment Technicians.  These individuals will maintain sophisticated, always advancing, medical devices and equipment used in the healthcare delivery system.  Maintenance will involve installation, calibration, repair accompanied by documentation.  Instruction will provide needed theory of operation that is reinforced practically to insure understanding of medical devices.  With an Associates of Applied Science in Biomedical Equipment Technology and two years of industrial experience, an individual is able to be certified as a Biomedical Equipment Technician.  Jobs that require a degree in BMET can be found here.

Coursework includes foundations in electronics, networking, security, anatomy, medical terminology, biomedical instrumentation, imaging technology, biomedical troubleshooting, and culminating with applicable work-based learning experience.  Emphasis is placed on developing and enhancing the student’s ability to solve technical problems for medical devices and equipment in varying conditions and environments. Read what first year student shares about his decision to pursue Biomedical Equipment Technology after taking his first BMT class.

Degree Awarded

The Associate of Applied Science Degree-Biomedical Equipment Technology is awarded by the College upon completion of the program.

Biomedical Equipment Technology(A 50100) Flyer

More Information

Program Chair
Claude Hargrove, PhD
Claude.Hargrove@cpcc.edu
704-330-2722, ext. 3143

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