Associate in Applied Science in Polysomnography
Thomas Edison State University

Program Details

With an associate degree in Polysomnography, you will gain the skills you need to administer sleep studies to diagnose and treat sleep disorders. Students will learn how to record brain waves, blood oxygen levels, heart rate and breathing, and eye and leg movements during sleep.

The curriculum combines general liberal arts education with coursework concentrated on the sciences. Requirements include classes such as Sleep Disorders, Medical Terminology, Polysomnography Scoring, and Instrumentation Theory. Students are expected to complete clinical requirements in their local community unless they already have a Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologist license.

Learning Pace


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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Thomas Edison State University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Students who do not live near clinical partnership locations must arrange accredited PSG clinical experience at a site them. If an approved clinical site cannot be located students cannot complete the program. Candidates who are already RPSGT board certified may exempt clinicals.

Restricted States

New York