The Biomedical Engineering Technology Academy at the St. Petersburg Collegiate High Schools-Tarpon Springs Campus—based in Tarpon Springs, Florida—will soon allow students who are earning their high school diploma a chance to also get an Associate in Science Degree in biomedical engineering for free.

St. Petersburg Collegiate High Schools will open a new academy devoted to biomedical engineering technology at the St. Petersburg College Tarpon Springs Campus in Fall 2023.  

At the academy, students can complete an Associate in Science in Biomedical Engineering Technology—completely free—while earning their high school diploma. The A.S. degree trains students to meet the growing need for biomedical equipment repairers, who maintain the sophisticated medical devices that patients’ lives depend on. 

Read the full story at St. Petersburg College News.