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 Electronics Engineering Technology (Biomedical)
SchoolCollege of the North Atlantic
LocationSt. John's, NL, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 12,000
Length3 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*60% to 100%
  •  Grade12 English 
  • 2 of  Grade11 Mathematics 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science  or  Grade12 Physics 
Prerequisites NotesEnglish (2 credits) (minimum 60%) from: 3201 or 3202 Mathematics (4 credits) chosen from: Advanced: 2200, 3200 (50% minimum in each course) Academic: 2201 (50% minimum), 3201 (60% minimum) Science (4 credits) two of which must be selected from: Biology: 3201 Physics: 3204 Chemistry: 3202 Earth Systems: 3209 Note: The remaining two Science credits to be chosen from the highest Science mark in level 1, 2 or 3. Please visit for more general admission details
DescriptionHealth care environments have become more dependent on electronic medical diagnostic and therapeutic equipment which must be operated and maintained with great accuracy. Graduates of this program are part of an integrated health care team who install and maintain this equipment as well as their supporting computer systems. Graduates also assist other health care professionals in the optimization of equipment usage. The coordinated use and maintenance of this equipment has to be done in accordance with applicable codes, statutes and associated regulations.

The Electronics Engineering Technology (Biomedical) program is a biomedical engineering technology program with a strong foundation in electronics. Students enrolled in this program also receive training in the areas of biomedical instrumentation, microprocessor applications in the health care setting, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, biochemistry, health care and safety. This comprehensive program concludes with a practicum where students are provided with the opportunity to work in hospital-based biomedical departments or with medical equipment sales and service companies.
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