Interested in working in a health care field but maybe you don’t want to work directly with patients? One great option would be State Tech's Biomedical Engineering Technology program.
Every hospital has thousands of incredibly complex pieces of equipment that monitor and help patients. The people who keep this equipment operating are indispensable and well paid.
According to Money Magazine, being a biomedical equipment technician is one of the five best careers you’ve never heard of. They contribute enormously to successful patient outcomes in healthcare by inspecting, repairing, and calibrating medical equipment.
From defibrillators to diagnostic imaging devices, biomedical technicians ensure the safety and proper functioning of medical equipment to provide safe, accurate diagnosis, and successful treatment.
Our Biomedical Engineering Technology curriculum gives students intensive, hands-on experience with the equipment that they will encounter in the industry. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in healthcare-specific internship. You can also pursue a certificate in Biomedical Equipment Technology.
If you are interested in healthcare, like the idea of working on high-tech equipment, and want the stability and growth potential healthcare promises then Biomedical Engineering Technology may be for you. To get started review these application requirements.