Polysomnography technologists administer sleep tests and work with physicians to provide information needed for accurate diagnosis and treatment.

This degree prepares you for a career as a technician/technologist in the field of polysomnography, which deals with the diagnostic evaluation and management of patients with neurological or sleep abnormalities. There are over 80 different sleep disorders including sleep apnea, narcolepsy and insomnia. You will learn how to operate sophisticated electronic monitoring devices which record brain activity (EEG), muscle and eye movements, blood oxygen levels and physiological events.

This academic program is primarily designed for those who wish to enter the workforce immediately following graduation.

This program is offered by the Cardiorespiratory and Emergency Medicine Department.

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Highlights

Career and Transfer Opportunities

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Job opportunities may be found in sleep labs and electroencephalogram (EEG) departments, hospitals or associated with physician's offices.
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According to salary.com, the median base pay for polysomnography technologists is $54,530.
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Recent graduating classes have had a 100 percent placement or transfer rate and a 100 percent pass rate on the RPSGT credentialing exam.

Get in Touch

Department or program information:

Patricia Hyland
CARDIORESPIRATORY AND EMERGENCY MEDICINE DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON
400 Jordan Road, Suite B (second floor)
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Program admission information:

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
Regular Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.