• Sleep technologist at work

Sleep Technologist

This course series prepares students to sit for certification to come a registered Sleep Technologist.

Sleep Technologists work overnight and collect data using polysomnograms that measure bioelectrical sleep activity. They acquire and analyze signals from electroencephalograms (EEG), electrocardiograms (EKG), electromyograms (EMS) and respiratory flow and effort sensors.

PELL funding is available. Learn more at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Selective Entry- the Sleep Technologist program requires an application process. Please contact Program Support Staff for more information.

Sleep Technologist Courses

Accreditation Outcomes

CoA PSG Accreditation Outcomes

Year Number of Students to Start Program Number of Students to Complete Program Number of Completers in Positive Placement Percentage of Completers in Positive Placement
2014 34 27 22 81%
2013 18 11 7 63%
2012 11 8 9 112.5%
2011 27 19 14 73%

Positive Placement means the completer is employed full-time or part-time in a related field; and/or continuing her/his education and/or serving in the military.

Module I

  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Basic Math Skills for the Health Care Worker
  • Introduction to Health
  • Introduction to Health Care Systems
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker
  • HIPAA Training

Module II

  • Introduction to Polysomnography
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records
  • Basic Patient Intake
  • Basic EKG Training
  • Pharmacology

Module III

  • Cardiopulmonary Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
  • Neuromuscular Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
  • Polysomnographic Technology
  • Sleep Practicum II & III 

Module IV

Sleep Technology Clinical I, II, III, & IV*

BRPT Exam Review