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Electroneurodiagnostic Technology


Electroneurodiagnostic (END) technology programs prepare people to measure brain waves in patients under the supervision of a physician.

Electroneurodiagnostic technology programs include topics such as:


Most electroneurodiagnostic technology programs require students to complete a practicum at a clinic under the supervision of experienced workers.


Several community colleges and two-year schools offer associate degree programs in electroneurodiagnostic technology. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study.

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Program Admission

Proprietary schools, colleges, and universities all offer this program. If you want to study at a proprietary school, you can prepare for this program of study by completing your high school diploma or getting a GED. If you want to study at a college or university, you can prepare for this program by taking the following courses: four years of English, three years of math, three years of social studies, and two years of science. Some colleges also require two years of a second language.

Program admissions vary. Some programs require that you take the following courses before applying, while others include these courses in their curriculum:

Other requirements may include:

Below is a list of high school courses that will help prepare you for this program of study:

Typical Course Work

Program Courses

This program typically includes courses in the following subjects:

All programs include externships or practicums in their curriculum. These are valuable opportunities to apply your knowledge and sharpen your END skills in real-life clinical settings. For example, under the supervision of an experienced END technologist or physician, you might monitor the brain activity of a patient during surgery to clear a blocked artery.

Things to Know

You need to hear and see clearly, and have adequate use of both hands.

You may work with patients who have communicable diseases. All electroneurodiagnostic technology programs require you to have health insurance.

You are expected to pay for your own uniforms and transportation during your clinical training.

Students who complete this program may qualify to take a national registration exam.


King-Snohomish Area

Bellevue College