Polysomnographic Technology Diploma Program

Program Description

The Polysomnography Technology Diploma Program prepares individuals to work under the supervision of a physician to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. The program includes instruction in sleep related human anatomy and physiology, neuroanatomy and physiology of sleep, respiratory physiology, polysomnographic technology, polysomnographic record scoring with emphasis on sleep staging, respiratory, electromyographic and electrocardiographic events, Positive Airway Pressure and Oxygen treatment, sleep disorders, sleep related medical terminology, 10-20 measurement and technologist related psychomotor skills.

Put Your Education to Work

Graduates are in demand for employment in hospital based sleep disorder centers, free standing sleep disorders centers, specialized physicians’ offices, homecare companies and clinical research centers.

Employment Opportunities

Admission Requirements

Submit application and $20 non-refundable application fee.

Minimum Required Age: 18
High School Diploma or GED Required: Yes
Minimum Test Scores:
Reading: 38 (ASSET) or 70 (COMPASS)
English: 35 (ASSET) or 23 (COMPASS)
Mathematics: 35 (ASSET) or 26 (COMPASS)

The program code for the Polysomnographic Technology Diploma is PT42.

Financial Assistance

Most Georgia citizens qualify for the HOPE grants. For more information contact the Financial Aid Office at 478-757-3422. Other financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

Program Curriculum

Program Curriculum is posted in the catalog.

Staff Contact

J. Mark Parrish, C.R.T., RPSGT, RST
Polysomnography Program Coordinator
(478) 757-3556
jparrish@centralgatech.edu

April K. Anthony, RPSGT
Program Director
(478) 757-3561
aanthony@centralgatech.edu