Learn to innovate, evaluate, and regulate health technologies.
Get the skills and competences to innovate, evaluate, and regulate biomedical devices and technologies with the graduate on-campus and online certificate in Medical Devices and Technologies. Medical device, medical imaging, and device packaging industries innovate medical practice and provide patients with greater agency in the management of their own health. The current drive for miniaturization of medical devices, including diagnostics and wearables, has led to renewed need for continuing education and growing job demand.
Who is this certificate for?
This certificate is for qualified professionals who want to enhance their skill set and can be a foundation to continue toward a graduate degree. It is also valuable for degree-seeking students looking to develop a concentration that gives them an edge in their career path.
What you’ll learn
Learn to develop specific solutions by working with experienced faculty in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Get the knowledge you need to design, develop, and implement diagnostic and/or therapeutic devices for biomedical applications. Understand the principles and applications of medical imaging systems, and microelectromechanical system fabrication techniques. You will also learn to assess and interpret regulatory device requirements.
If you’re an experienced industry professional or a Michigan Tech graduate student interested in developing skills in this field, this program can benefit you.
What you need to know
This is a 10-credit certificate designed to be completed in two semesters. There are four required courses:
- Medical Imaging (3 credits), Micro & Nano Technologies (3 credits), Medical Devices (3 credits),
- Students will also take a 1-credit Master’s Topic.