Biomedical Electronics Technology, Certificate of Specialization

Florissant Valley

This program provides students with skills necessary to enter the field of Biomedical Electronics service and support as Biomedical Electronics Technicians (BMET). Students will learn human anatomy, electrical and electronic concepts associated with medical electronics and devices, basic science behind instruments, and troubleshooting techniques.

This program also serves as exam preparation for Certification for the Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) of the International Certification Commission for Clinical Engineering and Biomedical Technology (ICC).

An individual who has been convicted of a felony may not be qualified for employment as a BMET in healthcare.

Students with an electronic education and an Associate degree or equivalent training or a B.S. degree, may take EE 133 Electrical/Electronic Refresher in place of taking the series of EE 130EE 131, and EE 132.

Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting the Apply to STLCC page.   

Program Requirements
EE 130
EE 131
Electric Circuits I
and Electric Circuits II
EE 132Electronic Devices5
BE 153Workplace Learning: Biomedical Engineering Technology4
BE 254Biomedical Applications5
Life Science Requirement
Select at least one of the following (Human Biology is preferred):3-4
Human Biology
Introductory Biology I
Anatomy and Physiology I
Total Credit Hours25-26

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First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
EE 130 Electric Circuits I4MTH 140 or equivalent placement test scores or department approval and Reading Proficiency.
BIO 109 Human Biology (MOTR LIFS 100)
or Introductory Biology I (MOTR BIOL 100L)
or Anatomy and Physiology I (MOTR LIFS 150L)
3Reading Proficiency.
Credit Hours7
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
EE 131 Electric Circuits II4EE 130, MTH 170 or MTH 185, and Reading Proficiency.
EE 132 Electronic Devices5Prior or concurrent enrollment in EE 131 and Reading Proficiency.
Credit Hours9
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
BE 153 Workplace Learning: Biomedical Engineering Technology4BE 150, BIO 102, and EE 132 and Reading Proficiency.Student may need prerequisite override
BE 254 Biomedical Applications5BE 251 and Reading Proficiency.Student may need prerequisite override
Credit Hours9
Total Credit Hours25

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**Students completing a course that has been assigned an MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.

*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.