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Biomedical Engineering Technology - Equipment and Devices

St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Start dates
Windsor (Ontario, Canada)
September 2022

Windsor (Ontario, Canada)
September 2023

Windsor (Ontario, Canada)
September 2024

About this program

Biomedical Engineering Technology - Equipment and Devices

The management of healthcare technology is a vital part of every healthcare system, which has led to a large demand for those coming into the profession and a constantly growing field of branching career options for Biomedical engineering technologists. This program is a great place for those who want to help others, have an interest in technology and enjoy a career where no two days are the same. As an interdisciplinary program, BMET teaches students the principles of engineering and how to integrate them with healthcare concepts. Students can expect to learn about various pieces of hospital equipment including how to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain that equipment. This will be reinforced by providing students with ample hands-on opportunities and virtual reality training sessions.

Admission requirements

OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4U, ENG4C, EAE4C or EAE4U)
  • Grade 12 Mathematics C or U (MCT4C Recommended)
  • Recommended: Senior Level Biology (C) or (U)

Other regions (English proficiency test required)

  • High school diploma/graduation certificate and transcript or equivalent in original language and English translation.
  • English proficiency requirement:
  • TOEFL iBT 78 with no band lower than 20, or PBT score of 550, or CBT score of 213 / IELTS 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5, Duolingo score of 100.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the college website.

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Program content

Semester 1

  • Technical Mathematics I
  • Technical Workplace Writing & Presentation Skills
  • Computer Applications for EE
  • Introduction to Engineering Technology
  • Digital Fundamentals
  • DC Fundamentals

Semester 2

  • Technical Math II
  • System Configuration I
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Medical Terminology
  • Biomedical Engineering Technology Foundations

Semester 3

  • Biomedical Equipment I
  • 3D Design
  • Customer Service and Support
  • System Configuration II
  • Biomedical Electronics I

Semester 4

  • Biomedical Equipment II
  • Healthcare Technology Management I
  • Biomedical Electronics II
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Computer Programming and Microcontrollers
  • BME Dialysis

Semester 5

  • Biomedical Engineering Technology Project I
  • Healthcare Technology Management II
  • Medical Imaging I
  • Biomechanics for Biomedical Engineering Technologists
  • Biomedical Equipment III
  • Risk Management Patient Safety Standards and Ethics

Semester 6

  • Biomedical Engineering Technology Project II
  • Medical Imaging II
  • Prosthetics
  • Biomedical Equipment IV
  • Lean for Engineering Technology

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the institute website


  • Total Tuition Fee for Domestic Students: $4,603.79
  • Total Tuition Fee for International Students: $15,495.76


The successful completion of this program will enable the graduate to:

  1. Build and interpret electrical and electronics circuits, as well as passive and active electronics components, utilizing measurement equipment in order to troubleshoot medical equipment.
  2. Repair, troubleshoot, and perform maintenance activities on biomedical equipment and devices in accordance with relevant operational and safety standards and guidelines.
  3. Select, analyse, and use computer and networking systems (hardware and software) in the design, development and implementation of medical equipment to enhance functionality.
  4. Generate, prepare, and maintain records and documentation for reporting of the status of biomedical equipment and devices in compliance with established policies, procedures, regulations and ethical, quality and safety standards.
  5. Integrate fundamental scientific and biomedical principles to design, build, and modify biomedical equipment and devices.
  6. Co-ordinate and conduct quality control and quality assurance measures to ensure that biomedical equipment is operating to nstitutional, national, and manufacturers specifications.

Career paths

Students who graduate from the BMET program can expect to be ready for any positions within the healthcare field that integrates medical technology, financial stewardship and patient safety. Some examples of the expected entry-level positions are:

  • Biomedical engineering technologist (Level I-IV)
  • Renal biomedical engineering technologist
  • Diagnostic imaging biomedical engineering technologist
  • Healthcare technology management
  • Field service representative
  • Field service engineer
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Human factors engineer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Capital planner
  • Biomedical IT specialist
  • Biomedical project manager

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St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology

St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology
2000 Talbot Rd West
N9A 6S4 Windsor

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