General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program

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.

BMET Program Overview

  • Hands-on training – BMET training provided by industry experts in a modern educational setting, using state-of-the-art biomedical engineering equipment.
  • Fast-track to a job – Only school in U.S. where students can receive BMET training and certification in 5 months, or an AAS degree in 8 months (compared to 18 months and 2-3 years, respectively, at other schools).
  • High standards – Under the guidance of Air Force General Richard B. Myers (4-Star, retired) and 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the BMET program is led by a Board of Trustees and Advisory Board comprised of global leaders, healthcare experts and technology innovators.
  • Personalized career coaching – Dedicated staff members help veterans leverage existing skills to get a productive educational experience, and provide job placement services – with the highest placement rate in the industry.
  • Scholarships – Available to veterans qualified for the BMET Certificate Program and the Post 9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program.

Training Opportunities

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

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

General Richard B. Myers Matching Scholarships

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

Medisend College – 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.

For more information, please contact us by phone at 214.575.5006, ext.112  or email (below):