Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Program


The final 15 months, students gain hands-on clinical experience in the EEG, EMG/EP and Autonomic laboratories and the Center for Sleep Medicine. Clinical rotations are scheduled in each laboratory.

Program/Degree Options

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree, 81 credits.

Certificate of Completion awarded by the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

Graduates are eligible to take professional certification examinations given by Neurodiagnostic Credentialing and Accreditation (ABRET), The Nerve Conduction Association (AAET), American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM)) and the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).

Career Opportunities/Information 

Career opportunities for neurodiagnostic technologists are excellent. Graduates are employed in hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices, epilepsy monitoring units, sleep disorder centers, research institutions and the medical instrument industry.

Median annual starting salary for a full-time technologist is $50,000. Salary is dependent upon location and employer.

Employment Statistics/Positive Placement

2019 – 100 percent

2018 – 100 percent

2017 – 100 percent


The Higher Learning Commission accredits both Rochester Community and Technical College and Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.  Upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Neurodiagnostic Technology, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredits the Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Program.

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Overview content updated: 2018-06-01