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NECC’s Certificate Program is a “Sleeper” Hit!

Sleep medicine is becoming big business as people increasingly struggle to get the restorative sleep they need. NECC can prepare you for a career as a sleep technologist working to diagnose sleep disorders in a sleep lab.

Why Choose NECC?

NECC offers a schedule-friendly hybrid program where you will complete most coursework online, and attend class one Saturday a month in our state-of-the-art sleep lab on campus for clinical instruction. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs and will prepare you to sit for the Registered Polysomnography Technologist (RPSGT) credentialing exam. Because of the nature of the work, most sleep technologists work at night. In this program you will:

  • Learn about human biology, sleep disorders, and respiratory and therapeutic procedures
  • Master polysomnography, the sleep tudy technology used to diagnose sleep disorders
  • Work and learn in the state-of-the-art sleep laboratory on NECC’s Lawrence Campus
  • Benefit frsom supervised clinical experiences in sleep medicine settings
  • Gain the skills and knowledge to begin a career in just one year

Because of NECC

You will be well prepared to take the national certification exam and begin a career working in a variety of healthcare settings requiring sleep technologists. Upon completion of the program you can:

  • Take the Registered Polysomnography Technologist credentialing exam (RPSGT)
  • Work for hospitals, or private sleep labs
  • Help people get the rest they need



It feels so good to help someone with a sleep issue like sleep apnea. You really feel like you’ve accomplished something.”

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Advanced Standing

Advanced standing is granted to credentialed respiratory therapist (CRT or RRT) applicants.

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