Biomedical Electronics Technology

Biomedical Electronics Technology

Degree Type

70-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Code


Time to Degree

More than 2 years

Start Date


How You'll Learn

On Campus


This is a partnership program with Milwaukee Area Technical College.

With a reliance on technology to test and monitor patients, biomedical electronics technicians ensure medical equipment is safe, functional and properly set up. In this program, gain skills to work with technical equipment, including bedside monitor systems, electrocardiogram (EKG) machines and other devices related to patient care. Learn to install, test, calibrate and repair biomedical equipment.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2024 Start

  • Application Opens: September 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline: August 5, 2024

Spring 2025 Start

  • This program cannot be started in spring.

Summer 2024 Start

  • This program cannot be started in summer.

* Submit all checklist items by the application deadline. Apply early; deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

Additional Estimated Costs

  • Any PC with at least 8GB memory
  • Power Supply Kit: $64
  • Electronic Devices Kit: $31

How To Apply

  • Apply online and pay the $30 application fee.
  • Submit a copy of one of the following to demonstrate your reading, writing and math skills:
      • High school GPA of 2.60 or above. Transcript must include completed coursework through the 11th grade.*
      • ACT, ACCUPLACER® or GED - 2014 Series (165 or higher).*
      • Prior college coursework may meet this requirement in whole or in part. Courses must be in the specific area(s), and you must have earned a grade of C or better (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) in the courses.*
      • If none of the above apply, sign up for the ACCUPLACER® placement test.

*Unofficial copies of these documents can be sent to

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an Enrollment Counselor.


Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Enrollment team by filling out our online form or by email at

If you enjoy aspects of the medical and electronics fields, a job as a biomedical electronics technician might be right for you. Skills important to this career include manual dexterity and strong hand-eye coordination to assemble and disassemble machines, the ability to troubleshoot and good time management.

  • Biomedical Electronics Technician
  • Biomedical Equipment Technician
  • Clinical Engineering Technician

Partnership programs are not open to high school students.

$50,900 $90,300 annually

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

For those applying for financial aid, apply online and use Milwaukee Area Technical College code 003866.

What Makes This Program Unique?


This partnership allows for Waukesha County area students to gain access to the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) Biomedical Electronics Technology program.


Take core courses close to home, then complete your degree at our partner college.


Technical internships provide real-world experiences that prepare students for numerous careers in the medical industry.

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