Get the skills you’ll need to repair and maintain sophisticated biomedical equipment by training at Minnesota State College Southeast.
Biomedical equipment technician training at MSC Southeast in Winona, Minnesota will teach you the skills and knowledge to maintain, adjust, calibrate, and repair a wide variety of electronic and electromechanical equipment, as well as computerized and networked systems used in hospitals.
You will also gain the expertise needed to work on equipment such as CT scanners, ultrasound equipment, electric wheelchairs, and sophisticated dental, optometric, and ophthalmic equipment.
Biomedical Equipment repair is an up-and-coming occupation that is in high demand. The number of job openings is expected to outnumber qualified applicants, due in part to the increased demand for health care services and the increasing complexity of the medical equipment used in hospitals and by private practitioners.
Learn from the best! The Biomedical Equipment Technician degree is built on the foundation of the college’s successful 2-year Electronics program and is taught by experienced instructors Mike Wadewitz and Marc Kalis at our Winona, MN campus. As part of your studies you will complete an on-site internship at a health care facility or medical equipment repair company, so you will be well-prepared to enter the workforce when you graduate.
To be successful in Biomedical Equipment repair you:
- Must have technical skills and problem solving abilities
- Need good hand/eye coordination and show mechanical aptitude
- Must show great attention to detail, have excellent communication skills, and be able to work as a member of a team
Biomedical Equipment Technology (AAS)
Winona - 66 cr
Download the Program Plan
What Graduates Are Saying
Biomedical Equipment Technician I
“The Biomedical program at Southeast gave me both the electronics and medical equipment knowledge to get started in my career as a repair technician at a medical center in Iowa. The program is a well-respected program in this field.”
Technical Support Specialist
“In my work as a Technical Support Specialist I am using processes that are very similar to what I used in class to provide phone support for instrument and array issues. The real world knowledge I received got me the job.”
Biomedical Equipment Technician
“The Biomedical program at Southeast introduced me to the equipment I now troubleshoot, repair and install as part of my job. Having this knowledge prepared me so I was not overwhelmed when I started working in the hospital setting.”