General Richard B Myers Veterans Program

Designed specifically with military veterans in mind, the Medisend College of Biomedical Engineering Technology (BMET) General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program offers the support and services veterans need to secure a future as a professional biomedical technician.

Program Overview

  • Hands-on training – BMET and AAS education and training provided by industry experts in a modern laboratories with full suite of medical equipment found in today’s modern hospitals.
  • Fast-track to a job – Only college in U.S. where students can complete BMET Certificate Program in as little as 5 months, or an AAS Degree in as little as 7 (compared to 2 years in all other U.S. colleges).
  • High standards – Under the guidance of Air Force General Richard B. Myers (4-Star, retired) and 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Medisend’s Programs are designed in collaboration with global healthcare leaders, healthcare experts and technology innovators.
  • Career Opportunities – The challenging boot-camp style training programs at the Medisend College quickly propels students into career opportunities. Our dedicated staff help veterans leverage existing skills to get a productive educational experience, and provide job placement services.
  • Scholarships – Available to veterans qualified for the BMET Certificate Program and the Post 9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program.

Training Opportunities

General Richard B. Myers Matching Scholarships

To apply for a scholarship please complete the General Richard B. Myers Matching Scholarship online form.

Matching scholarships are available to veterans who qualify for the Post 9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program and are enrolled in the BMET Certificate Program.

Entrance Requirements

To be considered for enrollment in the Medisend College of Biomedical Engineering Technology, candidates must meet these requirements:

Required Documents

  • DD-214
  • High School diploma (copy)

Supplementary Documents

  • College or University transcripts (official)
  • Military awarded diplomas (copy)
  • Certificate of Eligibility – click here to apply for COE online

Helpful Experience

Technical school or military training in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or similar curriculum.

  • Military work experience in a technical specialty (e.g. technician, mechanic, electrician, lab specialist, med tech or similar technical specialties).
  • College/university studies in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Information Technology or similar curriculum.

Tuition and Fees

  • BMET Certificate Program: $50,000
  • Associate of Applied Science in Biomedical Engineering Technology: $62,500

For more information on tuition, fees and VA Benefits, contact: or 214.575.5006 X 112 or X 105

Program Start Dates:

Fall             October 9th, 2017
Spring I      January 8th, 2018
Spring II     April 9th, 2018

VA Benefits

Medisend College BMET Certificate Program is approved for the following VA Benefits:

Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty (chapter 30 of title 38 U.S.C.)
The Post 9/11 GI Bill (chapter 33) 
Post 9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program – matching scholarships available
Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve (chapter 1606 of title 10 U.S.C.)
Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP chapter 1607 of titles 10 and 32 U.S.C.)
Post-Vietnam Era Educational Assistance (chapter 32 of title 10 U.S.C.)
Dependents’ Education Assistance (chapter 35 of title 38 U.S.C.)

How to Apply for Benefits

To apply for new VA benefits, click here. To find out what benefits you are qualified for, click here.

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