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Biomedical Technology

Biomedical Technology Department - BMED


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What is Biomedical Technology?

The Biomedical Technology Program at Anoka-Ramsey prepares students to design, manufacture or repair equipment that diagnoses or provides therapeutic relief to medical problems. Simply put, products can be anything from bandages to pacemakers; from medical device components to the final medical device product.

The medical device industry is critically dependent on employees with great skills and up-to-date training on the full spectrum of design, regulatory, manufacturing and quality issues.

By working with faculty and advisors directly from the industry, we assure our students receive the most current, best practices available to make them highly valuable to themselves and their employers.



Prepare for Careers In:

Sales/Marketing, Clinical Research, R&D, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory, Technical Writing and Equipment Repair.

Skills Transfer to Other Industries:

The focus of the program is in the area of medical device, but the skills learned are transferable to other industries such as pharmaceutical, automotive and aerospace.

Anoka-Ramsey is a partner college with 360.


The Medical Device Industry and Minnesota

Do you wonder what qualifies a product as a class I, II or III medical device? Do you want to know the size of the medical device industry and what the future looks like for the industry in Minnesota? Want to know how a medical device goes from an idea to market release? What learn more about the current and future workforce needs?

To get these answers, watch the video and enroll in BMED 1100 
“Introduction to Biomedical Devices and Industry.”

Check out the diverse pathways and choose whether you want to Design, Manufacture or Repair Medical Equipment.

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 Pick Your Career Path



        August 25   Fall Semester Begins

            Biomedical Career Enhancement


        October 3   Manufacturing Day


        October 23 to 25 Dream It Do It:  Statewide Tour of Manufacturing

            TAA (Dislocated) Workers & Veterans


        November 3  Spring Registration

            Professional | Workforce Training


        December 20  Fall Semester Ends

            Biomedical Equipment Repair (BMET)

  January 12  Spring Semester Begins
    May 15 Spring Semester Ends

    Four Year Transfer Programs: 




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