Economic benefits you enjoy
24-week program = fast route to career entry
9 weeks online = reduced cost of living expenses
3 sessions/year = easy to start when ready
Quality you can count on
State-of-the-art facility, experienced faculty = hands-on learning, individual attention
Clinicals @ Harvard, Tufts, BU, UMASS = incomparable clinical exposure
Academic rigor = PrepMD grads top scorers at corporate training
Licensed by State of MA = rigorous credentialing
Placement & networking success for you
10+ years, 450+ graduates, 98% placement, placed into 39 states = nationwide alumni network
Placement contracts (50+ industry & healthcare employers) = placement opportunity & results
Corporate training & industry partnerships = PrepMD is a nationally recognized brand
Why PrepMD: Building an amazing career
PrepMD provides a path to an amazing career in the cardiac medical device space. PrepMD now has 450+ graduates, from 42 different states, who have been placed in 39 states! Click on the map markers below to learn about the diversity of geographies, careers, and employers for only a few PrepMD graduates!
Academic, clinical & business exposure
With over 250 years of combined cardiac industry and clinical experience, the PrepMD faculty provides students with the foundation needed to launch successful careers. Our clinical partners include the renowned Harvard, Tufts, BU and UMASS affiliated medical centers in the greater Boston area, where students observe cardiac procedures being performed by some of the best cardiologists and electrophysiologists in the world. PrepMD students learn the clinical, technical, and business knowledge needed to succeed in the highly competitive and desirable medical device career space.
We know the medical device industry
Founded by senior executives in the medical device industry, PrepMD understands the needs of employers in the cardiac space. We understand the market, the players, and the clinical and corporate strategies at work. Most importantly, we know talent when we see it.
We teach from experience
Our full-time faculty members bring more than 250 years of combined health care and medical device industry experience to your classroom. From sales management to cardiac catheter lab experience, our faculty offer expertise on the clinical and practical applications of cardiac technologies and can teach you about the business side of the industry, too.
We offer a state-of-the-art training facility
Our 12,000 ft2 teaching center in Braintree, Massachusetts features simulation labs, programming equipment from multiple companies, a mock OR, an on-site library, and more. In 2011, our facility won American School and University‘s “Outstanding Design for a U.S. Training Center Facility.”
We prepare you for your role
We select talented and driven graduates and professionals for our medical device specialist training program, where students begin job search preparation on day one. Students work one-on-one with a faculty member for resume revision, mock interviews, and more to ensure you’re personally and professionally prepared to find your feet in the industry.
Comprehensive curriculum and selective admissions
PrepMD curriculum includes cardiac rhythm management (CRM), electrophysiology (EP), structural heart and interventional cardiology disease states, devices and therapies. The 24-week full-time program covers clinical and technical knowledge, medical device business and market knowledge, and hands-on skills in these cardiac devices and therapies. This rigorous and comprehensive training program rewards those who are passionate, focused, and hard working.
Offering 3 sessions a year to suit your needs
Students and hiring managers like the fact that PrepMD’s training calendar includes three sessions per year! We offer three 24-week sessions every year (Winter, Spring, and Fall), which begin in January, April, and August respectively. This means you can decide to take the leap whenever you are ready. Besides, the first 9 weeks of each 24-week session is fully focused on core concept learning, which is done online with full guidance of our faculty through live webinars. Each cohort completes three phases of study (phase 1 foundational curriculum online, phase 2 pre-clinical hands-on training, and phase 3 clinical observation rotations).
We bring employers to you
PrepMD is also a placement company with a 98% placement rate. In fact, PrepMD has placement contracts with over 50 employers, including medical device companies and major healthcare systems across the country. Hiring managers and regional managers come to PrepMD for interviews, events, mentor presentations, and to take part in corporate training programs. Additional placement opportunities exist with PrepMD Professionals and PrepMD Remote Monitoring Services Divisions.
PrepMD’s unmatched industry connections, technologically advanced facilities, and clinical partnerships mean you have the best possible opportunity to prepare yourself for a future in the medical device industry. PrepMD graduates are placed with multi-billion dollar medical device giants and world-renowned healthcare facilities with an average yearly starting compensation package of $84K*. We offer training for a career path that makes a difference in the lives of patients. And we’re proud to say we do it in a way that nobody else can.
*PrepMD does not guarantee that a graduate will earn the stated amount, as many factors influence actual earnings and the components of an individual’s total compensation package
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