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Degree Plans - Polysomnography (Certificate)

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Polysomnographic (PSG) Technology is an allied health specialty for the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of sleep and daytime alertness. The range of sleep disorders is varied but includes narcolepsy, sleep apnea, insomnia, and many others.

PSG technologists operate a variety of electronic monitoring devices that record brain activity (EEG), muscle and eye movement, respiration, and blood oxygen levels. Technologists also help evaluate treatment methods.

TJC offers you a 16 credit hour advanced certificate program which prepares and qualifies you to take the national examination. Candidates must have completed an Associates Degree in Respiratory Care and have a current American Heart Association Advanced Life Support Provider course completion card.

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Degree Type
Available Online
Available Hybrid
Degree Plan

Associate Degree in Respiratory Care


American Heart Association - ACLS

First Semester  

PSGT 1310 Neuroanatomy and Physiology


PSGT 1300 Polysomnography I


PSGT 1160 Clinical - Polysomnography

Second Semester  

PSGT 2205 Sleep Scoring & Staging


PSGT 2411 Polysomnography II


PSGT 2360 Clinical - Polysomnography II

Total Semester Hours 16

All required and prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. 

Approximate Additional Costs

Background Check


Drug Screen


Physical Exam (TB, Hepatitis vaccine, MMR, Varicella, TDAP)


Polo Shirt


Clinical ID




These are approximate costs and subject to change without notice.

RPSGT National Boards

Registered Polysomnographic Technologist Written Exam - $450.00

Sleep Disorders Specialty  - $300.00

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