The General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program offers veterans a challenging, accelerated training program that prepares you to install, calibrate, operate, maintain and troubleshoot sophisticated medical devices and instrumentation used in health care delivery.
In five months, you can earn an industry-recognized Biomedical Equipment Technology (BMET) certificate and be prepared to install and repair medical equipment. In seven months, you can receive an Associate Degree in Applied Science in BMET. Medisend assists graduates with job placement, typically with healthcare-related companies like Siemens, SEDEXO, and BaylorScott & White.
A new program with Kansas State University is under development.
The programs are free for qualified veterans. If you answer yes to any of the following you may be eligible:
- Are you a post 9/11 Veteran?
- Do you have electronics experience, training or background?
- Are you good at math and algebra?
- Can you attend classes full-time for five months? (This is an intensive program that meets from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Mon. through Fri. for five months. You will be required to do homework in the evenings.)
Program Candidates must meet the following requirements:
- High School Diploma
- Proof of military service and honorable conditions (Priority placement will be given to post 9/11 Veterans)
- Ability to participate in a five-month intensive training program in Dallas, TX
- No prior criminal record
- Passing Score on the Biomedical Equipment Technology Competency Test, covering general science, basic electronic components and circuits, medical terminology, algebra and mathematics
- Good working knowledge of Personal Computers (PCs)
- Be 22 years of age or older
To apply visit our website and complete the application and submit by mail, fax or email.