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Sleep Technology

What it is

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Effective Spring 2024, the Sleep Technology program will no longer be accepting new students.

Sleep Technologists play a key role in the rapidly growing field of sleep disorders diagnosis and treatment. As a Sleep Technology student you will prepare, record and analyze clinical sleep studies, as well as provide patient care and education under the direction of a physician. The Sleep Technology degree program teaches the knowledge and skills needed to perform diagnostic testing and therapeutic interventions for patients with sleep disorders.



Award Requirements and Course Descriptions & Outlines

Please select the award below to view the degree options and requirements in the college catalog.

All students interested in the Sleep Technology (Polysomnography) program need to complete PSOM 1000 prior to entering the program in the Spring.  Students may complete the other specific general education courses (listed under the first semester curriculum) prior to acceptance into the program or while enrolled in the program. The PSOM program enrolls 24 students full time each spring.

Program Start & Location

Classes are held on the Minneapolis College campus, online and at participating internship sites. The program starts in the spring semester, however you will need to successfully complete first semester courses before starting the courses for this major. Experienced sleep technologists have the opportunity to complete all courses online and receive credit by examination for accelerated degree completion.

Professional Licensure or Certification Disclosure

Successful completion of the Sleep Technology (Polysomnography) meets the educational requirements to be eligible to sit for the national Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPST) examination. Minneapolis College is required to identify if our degree meets the educational requirements outside of Minnesota. More information can be found by visiting the Licensure/Certification Disclosures webpage.

Additional requirements such as state-specific examinations, background checks, feed, additional training, experience and coursework, etc. may apply. 

If you have further questions about Sleep Technology licensure, please feel free to reach out to Heidi Aldes, Dean of Enrollment Management.