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.

  • Hands-on training
    Modern training laboratories where students experience a real practical, hands-on experience with medical equipment found in today’s modern hospitals and clinics.
  • Fast-track to a job 
  • 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.
  • Boot-camp training
    The challenging boot-camp style training programs at the Medisend College quickly propel students into career opportunities. Our dedicated staff help veterans leverage existing skills to get a productive educational experience, and provide job placement services.
  • Career Opportunities
    We are proud to have placed near 100% of our graduates with some of the most prestigious healthcare industry leaders in the U.S. such as SIEMENS, GE, HENRY SCHEIN, SODEXO and Baylor Scott & White Healthcare.

Entrance Requirements

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

  • Online Application
  • Complete Competency Test
  • No prior criminal record
  • DD-214
  • Proof of high school graduation

Supplementary Documents

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

Helpful Experience

The following are helpful prior education, background skills and experiences.

  • 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.

VA Benefits

The AAS Program and the BMET Certificate Program are approved for VA Benefits:

The Post 9/11 GI Bill® (chapter 33)
Yellow Ribbon Program
VR&E – Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (chapter 31 of title 38 U.S.C.)
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.)

Yellow Ribbon Program

BMET SCHOOLS Yellow Ribbon Program General Richard B Myers Veterans Program Biomedical Engineering Technology Medisend College TexasIf you qualify for the Post 9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program, all tuition costs are covered by:

Post 9/11 GI Bill® + Yellow Ribbon Program + General Richard B. Myers Matching Grant

Only Veterans entitled to the maximum benefit rate of 100%, as determined by service requirements, or their designated transferees may receive this funding.

How to Apply for Benefits
  • To apply for new VA benefits, click here.
  • To find out what benefits you are qualified for, click here.
  • To inquire about Vocational Rehabilitation benefits, please call 214.575.5006 x 105

Certificate of Eligibility – click here to apply for COE online

Tuition and Fees

BMET Certificate Program

Tuition:                  $49,750
Admission Fee:         $250
Total:                      $50,000

Associate Degree Program
Tuition:                  $62,250
Admission Fee:         $250
Total:                      $62,500

2018 Program Start Dates (BMET and AAS)

Spring Class:      04/09/2018
Summer Class:  07/09/2018
Fall Class:            09/24/2018
Winter Class:     01/15/2019

*Dates are subject to change

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