- Program Code:3407
- School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
- Credential:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
- Program Type:Post-secondary program
- Program Length:3 years/ 6 semesters
Centennial College's Biomedical Engineering Technology program has been designed to meet the need for qualified professionals caused by the merger between the biomedical equipment industry and the engineering and scientific disciplines. These collaborations have created beneficial innovations for both health care and society, and require the industry to meet the challenge of offering a range of quality products. Artificial organs, prostheses and medical instruments wouldn't exist without biomedical engineering.
Providing an optimum balance between theory and hands-on labs, this engineering program will cover various principles in the design of medical equipment, rehabilitation and health improvement devices. Among them will be:
The technical problem-solving skills you'll gain will prepare you for a challenging career.
Please note: Qualified college or university graduates with a background in electronics can gain direct admission into Semester 3 of this three-year program and receive their Biomedical Engineering Technology advanced diploma in four semesters (program #3427) or four semesters plus two work terms with the co-op option (program #3437).
|Course Code||Course Title|
|AMEG-212||Applied Ethics in Technology and the Environment|
|BTEC-211||Medical Signal Processing|
|BTEC-212||Microbiology and Infection Control|
|GNED-500||Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action|
|MATH-282||Math for Biomedical Engineering Technology|
|Course Code||Course Title|
|BTEC-315||Biomedical Instrument Troubleshooting|
|BTEC-321||Advanced Topics in Biomedical Engineering|
|BTEC-322||Advanced Dialysis Technology|
|BTEC-325||Biomedical Product Sales & Services|
|BTEC-327||Biomedical Capstone Project|
|ETEC-222||Applications with Microcontrollers|
Qualified graduates of the Biomedical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program may be eligible to participate in pathway programs with partnering institutions. These pathway programs allow you to receive degree credit for learning obtained at Centennial College. Listed below are the credentials from partnering institutions that are available for this program.
Please note that each partner pathway has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.
|Partner Institution||Degree Program|
|Algoma University||Honours Bachelor of Arts in multiple majors|
|Honours Bachelor of Business Administration|
|Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting or Human Resources Management or Marketing (Also available at Brampton, ON campus)|
|Bachelor of Computer Science|
|Bachelor of Science in multiple majors|
|Cape Breton University||Bachelor of Engineering Technology - Electronics and Controls|
|Bachelor of Engineering Technology - Manufacturing|
|Davenport University||Bachelor of Science - Health Services Administration|
|Bachelor of Science - Medical Case Managemnet|
|Durham College||Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management|
|Lakehead Univesity||Honours or Bachelor Degree|
|Laurentian University||Bachelor of Arts - multiple majors|
|McMaster University||Bachelor of Technology - Manufacturing Engineering Technology|
|Ontario Tech University||Honours Bachelor of Allied Health Science|
|Honours Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies and Digital Technology|
|Seneca College||Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford Campus||Honours Bachelor of Arts|
|York University||Honours Bachelor degree in any major|
|Honours Computer Science|
|Honours Environmental Studies|
|Honours Health Science & Science - Chemistry|
Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.
For pathways to other Ontario post-secondary institutions, please view ONCAT.
You will be eligible to receive Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) and Certified Biomedical Engineering Technologist (CBET) certifications, which are important to a long-lasting career.
Please note: The qualification requirements and costs for each external accreditation, designation, certification or recognition are set by the granting body — not by Centennial College. In order to qualify for any external accreditations, designations, certifications or recognitions, students and graduates will need to follow the processes and meet the applicable requirements listed on the websites and in the materials of those external bodies.
The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) recognizes this TAC nationally-accredited program as meeting the academic standard for certification in the Certified Technician (C.Tech.) category as well as the OACETT language benchmark requirement.
This program has met the national educational standards of Canada’s engineering technology and applied science profession, as such, has received national program accreditation by Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC).
The co-op option in this program will provide you with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while you complete three co-op work terms as an employee in the field. This experience not only allows you to put classroom learning into practice, but will also provide valuable contacts for your future career.
To participate in this co-op option, you will need to complete an application process in the second semester. If academically qualified, you may be admitted to the co-op program. Academically qualified students who are accepted into the program will register for the co-op preparation course as scheduled.
Note: Meeting the minimum co-op program requirements does not guarantee admission into the co-op program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2021.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Ancillary Fees||Total|