Medical Equipment Technician Program in Erie, PA

Associate of Specialized Technology Degree


Length: 18 months

Program Overview

Health care professionals rely on an array of critical electronic devices to diagnose and provide medical care for their patients. The proper operation of this equipment is vital.

In the Medical Equipment Technician career training program you will learn to install, calibrate, troubleshoot, and repair medical equipment. Combining this with medical terminology and physiology, computer networking, and biomedical equipment systems, you will work on a wide range of health-related monitoring, diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical apparatus and instrumentation.


Course Outline

  • Electricity Principles
  • Strategies for Success
  • DC / AC Components and Circuits Lab
  • Algebra for Electronics
  • Active Components and Circuits
  • Active Components and Circuits Lab
  • Trigonometry for Electronics
  • Digital Principles
  • Digital Principles Lab
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Advanced Algebra
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Biomedical Instrumentation Lab
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Basic Medical Terminology
  • Professional Development
  • Biomedical Systems
  • Biomedical Systems Lab
  • Networking
  • Medical Equipment Safety
  • Business Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Service
  • Externship

Medical Equipment Technician Placement Sites

Below is a list of employers who recently hired graduates of the Medical Equipment Technician program:

  • UPMC Hamot, Erie PA
  • AHN St. Vincent Hospital, Erie PA
  • Blackburns Medical, Erie PA
  • GE Healthcare, Warren PA
  • Trinity Bio Med Solutions, Valencia PA
  • UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh PA
  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH
  • Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Buffalo NY
  • Roswell Park Cancer Center, Buffalo NY
  • The InterMed Group, Alachua, FL

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Try a Trade

Try a Trade is a new initiative at EIT where the public can schedule a time to come to the school and under no obligation, complete a small introductory project in the program of their choice.

If you've ever considered beginning a career in any of the fields we offer, schedule a date to come in and Try a Trade!


Rob Vickery

Rob Vickery

Program Graduate
Sharon Regional Health System

The hands on training at EIT was wonderful. The externship I completed was a helpful one.

Ken Smock

Ken Smock

Biomed Director
Meadville Medical Center

We value our partnership with EIT. We have hired students from EIT.

Robert Morgenstern

Robert Morgenstern

Program Graduate
Lake Erie Biomedical Services

The small class sizes at EIT gave the instructors the ability to give more individual attention. The faculty is also friendly and helpful.

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