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Biomedical Electronics Technology

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Community college certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. 140501

Description

The Technical Certificate in Biomedical Electronics Technology is a post-associate degree completion program that prepares students for entry-level positions as biomedical electronics technicians. A minimum of an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Automation and Systems Integration with Electronics emphasis or an approved equivalent AAS degree in Electronics Technology, Engineering Technology, or related degree field is required for admission to this challenging program.
Careers in this field involve maintaining and repairing medical equipment utilized in the full range of health care facilities.
A wide range of coursework supplements the core electronics curriculum and is combined with specific internship experiences to ensure that students are fully prepared to work in medical facilities. The program is designed to prepare students with the technical content for the Biomedical Electronics Technician (BMET) Certification Examination offered by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).

Details

Hours

21

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - NAC (NORTH CAMPUS AND SOUTH CAMPUS)

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

1320 N. Spring Road, Harrison, AR

Local WIB

5025 - Northwest

Name of Credential

Technical Certificate Biomedical Electronics Technology, BMET, AAMI

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell

Refund Policy

  • Before 4:00 PM on the 5th weekday after the start (2nd day-summer term) 100% of the semester
  • Before 4:00 PM on the 10th weekday after the start (3rd day-summer term) 75% of the semester
  • Before 4:00 PM on the 15th weekday after the start (4th day-summer term) 50% of the semester
  • After 4:00 PM on the 15th weekday after the start none of the semester

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

Yes

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$157.61

In-State/District Tuition

$2,583.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$2,740.61

Demand Occupation(s)

17-2031.00Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

1515 Pioneer Drive, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Phone Number

(870) 391-3181

Web Address

http://www.northark.edu/academics/areas-of-study/stem/biomedical-electronics-technology

Last Updated

Mar 09, 2021

Created

Dec 16, 2020