There are many careers which have similar names but different job descriptions. Very different job descriptions.This table compares the most commonly confused names, Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare Engineering Technology Management.
The Associates Degree is a two year program that prepares you for a job as a technician in a medical environment. Technicians typically test, repair, build, and maintain the technology involved in patient care. You'll graduate with skills that will qualify you to work with medical equipment manufacturers, hospitals, repair services and others. (Please note: the entire degree is NOT available over the Internet.)
A Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Engineering Technology Management is also available and is one of the few in the country. This degree also has a focus on the practice of medical equipment support in the clinical environment. Since these courses are offered through Purdue University it makes pursuing additional education easy for you. More information is available here. Improve your skills, increase your knowledge, advance your career.
Further information on the program is contained in the program’s handbook located here. Program Handbook.