Durham College

Biomedical Engineering Technology

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Science & Engineering Technology (SET)
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Biomedical Technology/Technician
Description:The healthcare industry in Canada and around the world is growing rapidly. To help meet the demand, health care has turned to new and innovative medical technologies to improve diagnosis, monitoring and treatment. In doing so, healthcare providers have become dependent on the technology to function properly, to be available and to be managed in a cost-effective and efficient manner by qualified biomedical engineering technologists. As a graduate of this program, your skill set will include the ability to assess current and innovative medical technology, as well as purchase, install, calibrate, maintain and manage the life-cycle of critical medical equipment. Biomedical engineering technologists are essential members of any healthcare team because they have these skills.
URL:Biomedical Engineering Technology at Durham College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,758

Cost per year is based on the 2019-2020 academic year and includes compulsory ancillary and program incidental fees.

Careers:Biological Technologists and Technicians

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status, Grade 12 English (C or U), Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology (MCT4C) (alternate available, see Admission requirements tab for details), and Grade 11 biology (C, M or U). Physics and chemistry (C, M or U) is recommended. If you apply to this program with an alternate mathematics credit as listed below, completed or in progress, you will be considered for admission. Alternate math credit: MHF4U, MFM4U, MCB4U, MCV4U, or MGA4U.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 28, 2020