Polysomnographic Technology Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will graduating from the PSG program at KBCC allow me to work as a Sleep Technologist in New York state?
A: Yes, but only after successfully passing the RPSGT exam. See the following link for more information on the RPSGT exam: https://www.brpt.org/rpsgt/
Q: What is required to obtain a license to practice as a Polysomnographic (Sleep) Technologist in New York State:
A: You must graduate from a license eligible training program (or equivalent) receiving a minimum of an associate’s degree in Sleep/Polysomnographic Technology, pass the RPSGT exam, be at least 18-years of age, and be of good moral character (and, of course, pay the state fee). See the following link for more information: http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/polysom/.
Q: What are the prerequisites /co-requisites to enter the PSG program?
A: You must have completed BIO 1100 and MAT 900 with at least a C grade. You may be allowed to take PSG 100 (the entry level course for the PSG program) while simultaneously taking BIO 1100 and MAT 900, but won’t be officially accepted into the PSG program until receiving at least a C grade in both of these courses.
Q: Is the PSG program at KBCC accredited?
A: Yes, we are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP/CoAPSG).