Q: Can I obtain college credit hours upon completion of the program?
A: Yes, UEI has affiliation agreements with the University of Utah for credits toward a degree in Kinesiology and Weber State University credits toward their Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) degree. Both entities offer a total of 30 credit hours for completion of our program.

Q: Is the program accredited?
A: Yes, UEI is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), the only accreditation available for neurodiagnostic training programs.

Q: How long is the program?
A: Two academic semesters. Classes typically begin the 3rd week in August and conclude in mid-May.

Q: How do I become a registered technologist?
A: You must first successfully graduate from the UEI program, then apply to take a national registry examination. The cost of this test is $700. Upon successful completion of this exam, you will granted your national registry.

Q: Do I have to apply to the University of Utah in order to be accepted into the UEI program?
A: No. Because we are a hospital-based program, you will not need to apply to become a University of Utah student.

Q: Does the UEI program offer financial aid?
A: Unfortunately, no. Because we are a hospital-based program, we are not able to offer some of the benefits of attending a college or university, including financial aid. However, scholarships are available for our most qualified students.

Q: What is the average pay of a registered EEG Technologist?
A: In the Intermountain region, the average pay is $63,385 per year.

Q: What is the program workload like?
A: The didactic portion of the program's students have said it is similar to 9–12 college credits. In addition, we have the 8 hours of clinicals each week.

Q: Am I able to work while in the program?
A: Most of our students are able to work during the program. They have been able to hold a full-time job while also taking one or two other college classes.

Contact Us

50 North Medical Drive, Rm. 3A342
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Area E. Lower Level 2, EEG Lab

Email: UEI@hsc.utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-3946