What will I learn?

The Biomedical Engineering Technology (Fast Track) program is beneficial to students with a college or university electronics background. Their educational background allows them to gain direct admission into the second year (third semester) of this three-year diploma program and receive an advanced diploma in two years (four semesters).

The Biomedical Engineering Technology courses, which are facilitated through the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science, combine engineering with medicine. You use technical problem-solving skills while learning about biomedical engineering principles, among which are:

Electronics

Computers

Embedded microcontrollers

Chemistry

Biology

Medicine

Health

Product engineering in the design of medical equipment, rehabilitation and health improvement devices

The merger between the biomedical equipment industry, engineering and scientific disciplines has seen innovations within the healthcare system which require qualified professionals in biomedical engineering. Biomedical Engineering Technology graduates are in demand! The program continues to evolve to reflect the ever-growing innovations in the industry, upgrading its curriculum to do so.

Program Highlights

The faculty members teaching in this program are biomedical industry professionals.

At Centennial College's state-of-the-art facilities, you gain hands-on experience with a wide range of high-tech equipment.

A strong focus on hands-on learning in our labs to enhance classroom learning.

This School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science program is part of an active student chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).

The program has its own Biomedical Student Club.

Career Outlook

  • Bioengineer
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Engineering technologist

Areas of Employment

Graduates may choose to use their knowledge to pursue careers in:

  • Hospitals
  • Medical equipment companies
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Customer service

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$16,531.80 (US$ 12,204) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

8 September 2020

Venue

Progress Campus

941 Progress Avenue,

TORONTO,

Ontario (ON),

M1G 3T8, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic Requirements

College diploma or university degree in a related science or engineering area

We will consider applicants with a combination of partial diploma or degree and relevant work experience

Additional Requirements

Centennial College English Skills Assessment (must score 170 or 171 for admission)

English Language Requirements:

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 80+ (internet based with no test below 20)
  • IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0+ (with no single test score below 5.5)
  • CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 60
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 51 plus
  • ITEP (International Test of English Proficiency) score of 3.7 plus.

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