Electroneurodiagnostic Technology | END Technologist

Neurodiagnostic (EEG) Technology

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Electroneurodiagnostic (END) Technologist

MCC student securing electrodes on a test subject for long-term EEG recording and epilepsy monitoring in the lab. 

Midwestern Career College’s Electroneurodiagnostic (END) Technologist  hybrid program immerses students in the fascinating study of electrical brain activity and gives them the practical skills needed to set up, record and interpret EEG tests in the healthcare setting. After three semesters, including a full semester of clinical rotation, our graduates are well-prepared to embark on a fulfilling career as EEG Techs.

Curious about becoming an EEG Tech?

Individuals interested in becoming an EEG tech often have a strong personal interest in the fields of neuroscience, medical technology, and patient care. They might also have a fascination with understanding brain function and the electrical activity within it. Curiosity about the diagnostic process, the impact of neurological disorders, or the role of technology in healthcare are often additional interests. Some of our students come from backgrounds of having  personal or family connections to epilepsy and this drives their desire to make a meaningful difference in patient’s lives and actively contribute to finding a cure.

What do EEG Techs do?

Electroneurodiagnostic technologists record electrical activity of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves. They also prepare patients for procedures and obtain medical histories. Technologists work with specially trained physicians who interpret data and provide clinical impressions. They may be specialized in one or more neurodiagnostic procedures, which provides opportunities to work in many areas such as neurology and surgery.

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Did you know? One of MCC’s partners is The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, a not-for-profit organization serving 44 counties in Illinois. EFGC offers education, advocacy, and case management to people living with epilepsy, their families, and the communities in which they live, all in the service of helping their constituents seize the narrative back from epilepsy. Learn more

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Campus:Study format:Start date:
Chicago MainHybrid10/28/2024
Program Length: 51 Instructional Weeks

Program Objectives

  • Demonstrate knowledge and principles to be a competent electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalograph (END) technologist in a variety of healthcare facilities 
  • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills to be able to analyze data during the recording, ensuring the information obtained is valid and interpretable 
  • Demonstrate professionalism and ethical behavior 
  • Develop proper communication skills within the healthcare environment 
  • Promote professional growth within the field and continued life-long learning 


This program curriculum incorporates the guidelines of the American Board of Registry of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists (ABRET).


This program includes 550 hours of clinical externship at an MCC-affiliated site.

The externship provides a unique opportunity for real-life field and patient-care experience, invaluable in the transition from an academic to work environment.


MCC’s program is one of the few in the United States currently approved by the American Board of Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists (ABRET) as a pathway to R. EEG T. certification.

Career Outlook

According to the  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), neurodiagnostic technology jobs are expected to grow at an above average rate through 2032. Over 15,400 job openings are expected to be created from 2022 to 2032. 

The O*NET Online Summary Report for Neurodiagnostic Technologists also describes the skills, interests and work activities of this career. 

As an EEG Technologist, you will be entering a rapidly growing neurodiagnostic healthcare field, which also offers opportunities for advancement into other specialties. 

With additional education and training you can expand your professional competence and specialization in fields such as: 

  • Evoked potential (EP)
  • Nerve conduction studies (NCS)
  • Intraoperative monitoring (IOM), and
  • Long-term monitoring (LTM)

Learn more about career outlook, salary expectations and job growth for Electroneurodiagnostic (END) Technologist. 


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