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Sleep medicine is a growing field with more than 100 sleep disorders identified, and
an estimated 60 million people in the United States suffering from at least one sleep
disorder. Be part of the team that diagnoses and helps treat those disorders with
a certificate or Associate of Applied Science degree from Collin College.
Polysomnographic technologists conduct the sleep studies that allow physicians to diagnose and treat patients suffering from sleep disorders. Through this program, Collin College students are prepared to enter the growing and challenging field of sleep medicine by equipping them with the skills and fundamental knowledge to effectively monitor, manage and treat sleep disorders under medical supervision.
The Polysomnographic Technology program offers two degree options. The 22-month AAS degree track is for students who do not have a background in health care. The 12-month certificate is for individuals who are board registered in any health care field and/or have a minimum of one year of current work experience in a sleep lab/center.
The Collin College Polysomnographic Technology program is accredited by the Commission
on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (http://www.caahep.org) upon
the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnographic Technologist
Education (http://www.coapsg.org). They may be contacted at:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763