General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program

Designed specifically with military veterans in mind, the General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program offers the support and services veterans need to secure a future as a professional biomedical technician.

Medisend College Program Overviews

  • 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 
    • BMET Certificate Program in as little as 5 months
    • Associate Degree of Applied Science in as little as 7 months (compared to 2 years in a typical US college)
  • 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 Programs

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.

Yellow Ribbon Program / General Richard B. Myers Matching Grant

For information on how the Yellow Ribbon Program can help you fund tuition under the Post 9/11 GI Bill® please follow the link: Yellow Ribbon Program 

Only Veterans entitled to the maximum benefit rate of 100%, as determined by service requirements, or their designated transferees may receive this funding. Active duty Servicemembers and their spouses are not eligible for this program.

If you qualify for the Post 9/11 GI Bill® and the Yellow Ribbon Program all tuition costs are covered by: Post 9/11 GI Bill® + Yellow Ribbon Program + General Richard B. Myers Matching Grant

Tuition and Fees

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

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:

The Post 9/11 GI Bill® (chapter 33)
Post 9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program
Montgomery GI Bill®- Active Duty (chapter 30 of title 38 U.S.C.)
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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