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Going back to school is a big decision. We expect you to have questions. Here are answers to some of the questions you may have about your experiences at the Neurodiagnostic Technology Institute.

About the Profession

1What is neurodiagnostic technology?
Neurodiagnostic Technology is a broad term used to describe several categories of neurological testing. It includes Electroencephalography, Long Term Monitoring (LTM), Polysomnography (PSG), Evoked Potentials (EP), Intraoperative Monitoring (IOM), and Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS).
2What does "EEG" mean?

"EEG" is an abbreviation for the term Electroencephalography which is the study of electrical activity within the brain. Electroencephalography is of Greek origin and literally means:

Electro = electric
Encephalo = brain
Graph = writing

However, it is commonly used to refer to the actual brainwave recording or a neurodiagnostic technology group or department. Example: "Call EEG to get an EEG on this patient."

3How does an EEG work?
The nervous system functions when one nerve cell successfully communicates a message to another nerve cell. These messages carry electrical charges which can be measured and recorded by special equipment connected to electrodes placed on the scalp.
4What is the demand for EEG Technologists?
According to the O*NET Online Summary Report for Neurodiagnostic Technologists, neurodiagnostic technology has been categorized as a field that “is expected to grow rapidly and is a new and emerging occupation”. At a projected growth rate of twenty-two percent (22%), it has been estimated that over 33,000 job openings will be created before 2022. This is remarkable growth when you consider that the Department of Labor has forecasted overall job growth to be at eleven percent (11%).
5How many jobs are available now?

As of February, 2018, a national search for “EEG” in the job sites listed below returned the following results:

SimplyHired.com returned over 1,300 results.
Indeed.com returned over 1,400 results.
ZipRecruiter returned almost 2,400 results.
Linkedin.com returned almost 1,900 results nationally and over 2,500 results globally.

* Some of the results displayed included physician and/or management positions for which you may not be qualified.

6How much do EEG Technologists earn?
In 2016, the national median wage for a Neurodiagnostic Technologist was $41,070 annually ($19.75 per hour) with a range of $26,990 - $71,280. Find out what the salary range is for your area. (Source: O*NET Online Summary Report for Neurodiagnostic Technologists)
7o Do I have to pass the American Board of Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists (ABRET) EEG Registration Exam to work as an EEG Technologist?
EEG Technologists are not currently required by a governing institution to be credentialed, however, the hiring company may require it.

About the Program

1Is the Institute accredited?
Most accrediting agencies require new schools to have at two years of continuous operations and at least one graduating class to be eligible to apply for accreditation. We have met this requirement and have initiated the accreditation process. This is a lengthy process and can take as long as 24 months to complete.
2How do I contact the Institute?

Feel free to contact us at your convenience by:
Phone: 407-601-7832
Fax: 407-674-7988
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Mail: Neurodiagnostic Technology Institute
1200 Kuhl Avenue, Suite D
Orlando, Florida 32806

3How is the Neurodiagnostic Technology Institute different than a correspondence course?

You will work with a team of faculty and administration who are committed to seeing you succeed as a student by ensuring that you understand the materials and master the skills you need.

Courses are a combination of online theory and hands-on experience where you will work with real patients under the supervision of a Registered EEG Technologist in a neurological facility.

You decide when you want to learn. Courses are online – convenient, anytime and anywhere there is an Internet connection.

When you successfully complete the program you will be prepared to take the American Board of Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists (ABRET) examination to become a Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist.

What kinds of people are most successful at Neurodiagnostic Technology Institute?

The biggest requirement is a desire to learn and have an interesting, challenging, and rewarding career in healthcare. Students who are the most successful share the following traits:

  • Self-motivated
  • Disciplined
  • Independent learners
  • Knows how to manage time
4How much time will an average week require?

On the average you will need to allocate approximately 25 hours per week to complete your program.

10 hours for classes, interactive discussions, assignments and reading.

15 hours for on-site clinical externship experience.

5How flexible are the course schedules?

The course schedules are designed to make your studies as practical and convenient as possible.

Classes are designed to provide weekly structure to the material and offer opportunities for you to engage with your classmates and instructors.

You set the hours when you are available to perform your externship at the clinical site.

6Is coaching or additional help available if I need it?
Yes. Instructors will gladly answer your questions and may pair you up with another student who is also able to help.
7Do I need to have a lot of computer experience?

Students need to have average computer and typing skills and be able to perform the following tasks:

Search the Internet through a browser such as Firefox, Chrome, or Microsoft Internet Explorer

Create, send, and receive e-mails with attachments

Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office – especially Word

8What social opportunities exist to interact with fellow students?

Students are encouraged to begin building their professional networks with their professors and other students.

Our courses are designed to encourage discussion and collaboration with fellow students. Students have the opportunity to meet online for study groups and support without requiring instructor assistance.

9Are students able to log in any time to do course work or only during normal school hours?
Students can log in to the Student Portal at any time that is convenient to them.
10How much is tuition?
Tuition plans range from $9,050 to $10,000 based on the tuition tier you select. It is recommended for students to speak with the Admissions Department to learn the benefits of each option. Students are encouraged to select the option that best meets their financial needs.