Polysomnographer (Sleep) Technician Certificate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Polysomnography. 510917


This program prepares students to work as trainees with sleep technologists in the performance of diagnostic sleep studies that are required for the evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. Sleep recordings are made during the patient’s usual sleep hours-techs may work during the night usually in 10-12 hour shifts. This program was developed in accordance with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) as well as with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists.  Together with the recommended work experience and recommended completion of the 14 AASM A-STEP self-study modules, this course will prepare the student to sit for the Registered Polysomnographic Technician (CPSGT) exam.

Tuition includes textbooks and BLS certification.

Prerequisite:  Attendance at an information session.

This course is an online format but includes (3) 10-hour sessions of overnight clinical experience.

Minimum 10.0 grade-level equivalent in BOTH Reading and Math; Accuplacer placement test. 


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Delaware Technical Community College- Owens - Non Credit

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

DTCC Owens Campus/Various clinical locations

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

Certified Polysomnography Technician

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

WIOA; Internal Scholarship if available; SEED+

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$220.00 2 textbooks

Testing/Exam Fees

$50.00 AASM-A Step Exam (CPSGT)

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$70.00 CPR

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$120.00 Supplies (manikin head for placement of diagnostic cords)

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2099.01Neurodiagnostic Technologists
$0.00 per hour
Required Certification: Certified Polysomnographic Technician

Provider Status



21179 College Drive, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

Phone Number

(302) 259-6364

Fax Number

(302) 259-6754

Web Address

Last Updated

Jul 27, 2022


Jul 06, 2017


Jul 01, 2020