Biomedical Engineering Technology (Fast-Track) (Optional Co-op)

Program Details

  • Program Code:3427
  • School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
  • Credential:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
  • Program Type:Fast-track program
  • Program Length:2 years/ 4 semesters

Program Availability

Date
Domestic Availability
International Availability

Program Overview

Program Overview

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The Biomedical Engineering Technology (Fast Track) program will be beneficial if you have a college or university electronics background. Your past education will allow you direct admission into the second year (third semester) of this three-year diploma program to receive an advanced diploma in two years (four semesters).

The Biomedical Engineering Technology courses, which are facilitated through the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science, combine engineering with medicine. You'll use technical problem-solving skills while learning about biomedical engineering principles, among which will be:

  • Electronics
  • Computers
  • Embedded microcontrollers
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Medicine
  • Health
  • Product engineering in the design of medical equipment, rehabilitation and health improvement devices

The merger between the biomedical equipment industry, engineering and scientific disciplines has seen innovations within the health care system that require qualified professionals in biomedical engineering. The program continuously evolves to reflect the ever-growing innovations in the industry, upgrading its curriculum to do so. As a Biomedical Engineering Technology graduate, you'll be in demand! 

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Program Highlights

  • The faculty members teaching in this program are biomedical industry professionals.
  • At Centennial College's state-of-the-art facilities, you gain hands-on experience with a wide range of high-tech equipment.
  • A strong focus on hands-on learning in our labs to enhance classroom learning.
  • This School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science program is part of an active student chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).
  • The program has its own Biomedical Student Club.

Articulation Agreements

Qualified graduates may be eligible to participate in an articulated program with select partner institutions. These partnerships will allow you to apply academic credit towards further study.

Please note that each partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.

Partner Institution

Degree

Davenport University

Bachelor of Science - Health Services Administration

Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.

Professional Associations

The training offered in this program will further help you to advance your career by making you eligible for Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) and Certified Biomedical Engineering Technologist (CBET) certifications.

Career Outlook

  • Bioengineer
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Engineering technologist

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • College diploma or university degree in a related science or engineering area
  • We will consider applicants with a combination of partial diploma or degree and relevant work experience

Additional Requirements

How to Apply

How to Apply

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1. Apply Online

Are you an International Student? Apply directly to Centennial College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2019.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Ancillary Fees Total
Canadian $2,721.00 $1,333.00 $4,054.00
International $15,437.50 $1,842.00 $17,279.50

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