Biomedical Electronics Student

Biomedical Electronics Technology

70 Credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Biomedical electronics technicians play a critical role in the healthcare industry. With an ever-increasing reliance on electronics to test and monitor patients, technicians need to ensure medical equipment is safe, functional and set up properly. The Biomedical Electronics Technology program is designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to work with technical equipment and machines, such as bedside monitor systems, electrocardiogram (EKG) machines and other devices related to patient care. Develop training in how to install, test, calibrate and repair biomedical equipment.

  • Through a consortium effort, this program combines coursework at WCTC and Milwaukee Area Technical College; MATC is the degree-granting institution. Waukesha County residents are eligible to enroll in the program at WCTC.
  • This is a partnership program and only a portion of the classes (53 credits) are offered at WCTC; the other courses are offered at MATC.
  • Prepare for jobs such as biomedical electronics technician, biomedical equipment technician or clinical engineering technician.
  • Technical internships provide real-world experiences.
  • Wages of recent graduates per Graduate Follow-up Report
    • Salary Range: $37,437-$50,000
    • Median Salary: $42,861

Program Code 10-605-6

Courses Offered at WCTC

Fourth Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 Elective 3  
 
Total Semester Credits
3
  
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

High School Transfer Opportunities

WCTC Course

WCTC Credits Awarded

605-113 DC Electronics 3
801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Comm 3
804-115 College Technical Math 1 5
809-196 Intro to Sociology 3

Four Year College Transfer Opportunities

Program Specific Agreements

College
Program Name
Credits Awarded
UW-StoutBS Career, Technical Education and Trainingup to 60
Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeBS Business Management and Leadership50-70

General Agreements

College
Program Name
Credits Awarded
Concordia UniversityAny Bachelorsfull program
Lakeland UniversityAny Bachelors Degreeup to 72, and 20% tuition discount
Mount Mary UniversityBS Applied Studies: Leadership and Org StudiesJunior Standing
Purdue University GlobalAny Bachelorscredits vary, 20% tuition discount
UW-OshkoshBS Applied Studies: Leadership and Org Studiesfull program
UW-OshkoshBS Leadership and Organizational Studiesfull program
UW-StoutBS Managementup to 60
UW-WaukeshaBachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS)60 credits, Junior Status
Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeBachelor of Science in Business Management & Leadership50-70

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.