Biomedical Technology/Technician Major

A major/degree in Biomedical Technology/Technician is a program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers engaged in developing biological or medical systems and products.

Includes instruction in instrument calibration, design and installation testing, system safety and maintenance procedures, procurement and installation procedures, and report preparation individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in developing, installing, calibrating, modifying, and maintaining automated systems.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Biomedical Technology/Technician (use the College Search feature and enter "biomedical" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Engineering?  Learn more on the Careers/Jobs/Internships in Engineering Majors page.

What can you do with a major/degree in Biomedical Technology/Technician?

If you are interested in a career as a technologist or technician in this field, you can get your foot-in-the-door with an associate degree.  As such, you will be using sophisticated biomedical equipment to support human health.  This equipment may include (but is not limited to) ultrasound, magnetic resonance, computed tomography, electronic and nuclear medical scanning devices, and electrocardiographs.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Biomedical Technology/Technician

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Biomedical Technology/Technician