College Of Biomedical Equipment Technology

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1 - Are the Certificate and Degree Programs 100% online?
A1 – Yes, our programs are 100% online, designed with flexibility in mind, and intended to meet the needs of working adults around the world.
Q2 – Are International Students eligible to attend the College of Biomedical Equipment Technology?
A2 – Yes, CBET students include individuals from around the world, including Haiti, Nigeria, Kenya, the United Arab Emirates, and a host of other countries.
Q3 – Do the certificate and degree programs satisfy education standards and requirements for the Department of Veterans Affairs?
A3 – Yes, the Department of Veterans Affairs acknowledges the CBET AAS Degree as evidence of education and employment readiness.
Q4 – Does the college accept VA Education Benefits?
A4 – Yes, the college is 100% Veteran owned and operated and makes every effort to support the Veterans community.
Q5 – Are my credits transferable?
A5 – The College of Biomedical Equipment Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET.ORG). To learn more about accreditation and transferability of credits from institution to institution visit the ACCET website or contact your gaining institution.
Q6 – Will my certificate program credits transfer into the CBET AAS Degree Program?
A6 – Yes, the certificate program was designed to guarantee transferability of courses from the certificate program to the CBET AAS degree program in order to save students time and money as they seek advanced educational opportunities.
Q7 – Does the college offer career services and job placement support?
A7 – Yes, the CBET team provides educational services and assists with job placement for all students, including international students. Although we make no guarantees, it is our mission to put people to work and we make every effort to place our graduates.
Q8 – Do I need to travel to Texas in order to complete the internship/externship?
A8 – No, the CBET team includes an externship coordinator whose job it is to place our students in qualifying externship locations around the world. Our externship counselor works with each student to identify an appropriate location near their home of record. In some cases, particularly in cases where students are located in remote areas, travel may be required. If an externship near the students home of record cannot be located, the Externship coordinator will work with the student to identify an alternate suitable location.
Q9 – How long does it take to complete the AAS degree?
A9 – It depends on the status of the student. The AAS degree program includes full-time and part-time options. Full-time students have an accelerated degree completion timeline of 15 months from start to finish. Part time students can take up to 30 months to complete the degree.

Accreditations

CBET is Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET), a national accrediting agency listed by the U.S. Department of Education. CBET is also Approved and Regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas.

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Strategic Partners

The College of Biomedical Equipment Technology maintains strategic partnerships with healthcare organizations, service providers, and biomedical equipment manufacturers to provide internships, hands-on training, mentorship, and career services to our students around the world. Our international network of strategic partners makes it possible for us to establish real-world training opportunities for students seeking careers as Biomedical Equipment Technicians (BMET). Our goal is to bring the training and education to the student. To learn more about joining our team of strategic partners, or to learn more about externship programs near you, contact us today.

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