Biomedical Electronics Technology

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 combines course work at WCTC and Milwaukee Area Technical College; MATC is the degree-granting institution. Waukesha County residents need to enroll in the program at WCTC; Milwaukee County residents need to enroll through 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
    • Average Salary: $34,859
    • Average Entry-Level Salary: $34,859

Required Courses

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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 3
605-118 2

Four Year College Transfer Opportunities

There are currently no college credit agreements for Biomedical Electronics Technology. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

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.