PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE
  • ontariocolleges.ca code: BMYF
  • Program length: four semesters
  • Credential awarded: Ontario College Advanced Diploma
  • Location: Oshawa
  • School: School of Science & Engineering Technology (SET)
  • Domestic tuition: $3,951 (CDN)
  • Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
  • International Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
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Biomedical Engineering Technology (compressed, fast-track)

Biomedical Engineering Technology (compressed, fast-track)

Biomedical Engineering Technology (compressed, fast-track)

Biomedical Engineering Technology (compressed, fast-track)

Biomedical Engineering Technology (fast-track)

Students with a degree in Biomedical Engineering can expand their knowledge of the biomedical engineering technology industry and complete their Biomedical Engineering Technology advanced diploma requirements in less time. Become familiar with today’s advanced medical equipment and gain the skills required to install, test, maintain and manage medical equipment as a member of an allied health-care team.

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Program Description

If you are a domestic or internationally educated student with a degree in Biomedical Engineering you may be eligible for this compressed, fast track opportunity to complete your diploma requirements in four semesters.

The Biomedical Engineering Technology program provides essential training for individuals wanting to pursue a career in this field including:

  • Access to a fully equipped Biomedical Engineering technology lab including bedside and central monitoring, anesthesia equipment, infusion pumps, a variety of physiological measurement and dialysis devices and an adjacent medical imaging lab
  • Hands-on experience in the methods and instrumentation used in health care
  • Practical laboratory training courses in instrumentation, medical imaging, safety and standards management, dialysis terms and devices and customer care and service
  • The opportunity to work with a variety of biomedical patient simulators and test and measurement devices in addition to the test and measurement technologies found in electronics repair departments

This fast-track option is designed for applicants with existing academic credentials. It will provide you with advanced skills specific to the biomedical engineering technology field to complement the post-secondary education you already have. It will provide technical practice with opportunities for hands-on experience and project-based learning in medical device technology. In order to gain practical knowledge, a supervised work placement is a component of this fast-track program.

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Admission Requirements

  • Completion of Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Biomedical Engineering within the last five years (must include a course in anatomy, physiology and circuit design with minimum grade of C/60 per cent)
  • Interview
  • Resumé (may be required)
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Career Options

WHAT YOU COULD BE:

  • Biomedical engineering technologist
  • Dialysis service technologist
  • Engineering technologist
  • Field service representative
  • Medical equipment installation technologist
  • Medical engineering technologist
  • Medical service technologist
  • Nephrology equipment service technician
  • Service technologist
  • Technical consultant
  • Technical service representative

WHERE YOU COULD WORK:

  • Hospitals
  • Independent service providers
  • Medical equipment manufacturers
  • Medical laboratories
  • Regulatory authorities
  • Technical sales and support organizations
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Program Costs

YEAR ONE FEESDomesticInternational
Tuition$3,951$13,722
Compulsory Ancillary

$1,141

$1,541
Program Incidental$220$220
Total Fees:$5,311$15,483

Please note: fees are based on the 2016-2017 academic year and do not include textbooks. For more information please see Other fees to consider.

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Field Placement

Your learning experience will be complemented by a field placement, which will enable you to utilize your newly acquired skills and gain valuable industry-related experience. Each student will have slightly different experiences working with medical devices and health-care professionals.

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PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE
  • ontariocolleges.ca code: BMYF
  • Program length: four semesters
  • Credential awarded: Ontario College Advanced Diploma
  • Location: Oshawa
  • School: School of Science & Engineering Technology (SET)
  • Domestic tuition: $3,951 (CDN)
  • Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
  • International Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
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