Associate in Science
The mission of the Biomedical Equipment Technician A.S. degree is to prepare students for distinctive success in the repair and maintenance of biomedical equipment. This hands-on program is designed to respond to the needs of regional hospitals, labs, and other medical facilities. This program provides foundational technical skills for engineers, sales representatives, or equipment repair technicians in the biomedical industry.
The Biomedical Equipment Technician program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions related to biomedical equipment. These technically trained individuals are prepared to assist engineers or scientists or take positions as biomedical equipment technicians or technical sales representatives. Hospitals, equipment manufacturers, and service contractors are typical places of employment.
A minimum grade of "C" or better must be achieved in all professional coursework.
Due to hospital regulations, criminal background checks, medical examinations, and proof of immunizations will be required prior to starting internships at medical facilities.
North Florida has a strong medical industry and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce is actively seeking more companies for the region. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts the demand for Medical Equipment Repairers will grow as much as 4 percent overall in the next several years.
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