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.
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
- Proof of high school graduation
- College or University transcripts (official)
- Military awarded diplomas (copy)
- Certificate of Eligibility – click here to apply for COE online
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.
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
If 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
Admission Fee: $250
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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