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Biomedical Equipment and Information Systems Technology (BMET)

Center for Innovative Technologies

Biomedical Equipment and
Information Systems Technology (BMET)

Center for Innovative Technologies Division • 513.569.1743 • Clifton Campus, Main Building, Room 210 • Program Chair: Ralph D. Whaley, Jr.

Employment Options

Graduates are prepared to:

  • Become certified biomedical technicians and advance to senior level positions
  • Design and repair computers
  • Calibrate, troubleshoot, and repair biomedical equipment and instrumentation
  • Work on computer networks
  • Work in technical sales
  • Use measuring and software tools to test/maintain equipment
  • After gaining appropriate experience, graduates may elect to take the exam for Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician, Certified Laboratory Equipment Technician, or Certified Radiology Equipment Technician.

Representative Job Titles for Graduates

  • Biomedical Information Systems Technician
  • Biomedical Technician
  • Engineering Technician

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$40,000–$55,000 annually

Employment Outlook

Employment of biomedical equipment technicians is projected to grow 31 percent through 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. Greater demand for healthcare services and the use of increasingly complex medical equipment will drive employment growth. Those who have an associate’s degree in biomedical equipment technology should have the best job opportunities.

Education Options

Strong Transfer History

  • Miami University
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Cincinnati (College of Engineering and Applied Science)
  • University of Toledo

Representative Co-op Employers

  • Bethesda North Hospital
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Hill-Rom
  • Masterplan, Inc.
  • Mercy Health Partners of Southwest Ohio
  • Phillips Medical Systems

Co-op Salary Projections

$10–$18/hour

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