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College of DuPage offers new biomedical engineering degree

College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill. is offering a new Biomedical Engineering Technology degree for students pursuing careers as electronic technicians in hospitals, health agencies, businesses and industries, according to an article on the university's website.

Students will learn to design, implement and maintain health care components such as rehabilitation and therapeutic products, medical imaging systems and computer-based systems used in the biomedical technology field, according to the article. The Associate in Applied Science degree program requires 66 to 70 credits, including 48 credits in electronics technology and health sciences.

“This program is perfect for returning students looking for a career change into a vibrant field with prospects for employment.” Branislav Rosul, professor of Electronics Technology said in the article. “It’s also for students who want to combine their love of technology with health care for a career in a growing field.”

Rosul said the degree is a perfect complement to the College’s Electronics and Electro-Mechanical Technology programs.

“The Biomedical Engineering Technology field is seeing job growth both nationally and locally,” he said. “We have the equipment and expertise to train students for an exciting career.”
For more information, call (630) 942-3390 or email rosulb@cod.edu.