IUPUI (a campus of Purdue University and Indiana University) is offering a Bachelor's Degree (BS) in Healthcare Engineering Technology Management. The degree has a focus on the practice of medical equipment support in the clinical environment. The degree can build on a person's associate's degree and many courses are available at a distance. Purdue University grants the degree.
This program will address a growing need for engineering technicians in the clinical environment who can support the rapidly expanding use of technology in patient care. The students will integrate the technical/electrical/computer aspects of medical equipment with the needs of the medical staff and patients. Graduates will be an integral member of the health care team, demonstrating excellent problem solving skills blended with an emphasis on customer service toward the medical staff to result in safe and effective patient care.
For students who do not have experience or training in the discipline, this degree cannot be earned without attending classes in Indianapolis.