Two exceptional institutions.
One outstanding educational experience.
The Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Biomedical Engineering is dedicated to delivering an extraordinary educational experience designed to empower the next generation of biomedical engineers, scientists and physicians. If you have a passion for learning and a desire to translate ideas into action — particularly those involving medical devices and health care technologies — let our faculty, staff and industry partners guide you on your journey.
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Innovation is never done alone; rather, it requires a team effort. Such is the practice within the Marquette University and MCW Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Since 2016, the two institutions have partnered to combine resources and fast-track biomedical innovation as a joint department. The collaboration brings together Marquette’s renowned engineering education and research with MCW’s state-of-the-art biomedical research and clinical practice.
One emerging area of investigation involves the use of virtual reality to help educate and treat patients, especially in cancer research.
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One of the most exciting aspects of the BME Department is the potential to advance your learning, problem-solving skills and engineering proficiency through exposure to engineering professors, industry mentors and faculty physicians who are working diligently to find solutions to modern health care challenges.
Your courses will take place on the main campus of Marquette University. However, you will have access to MCW faculty for specialized courses and experiences, as well as summer medical research programs on the MCW campus.
You can divide your time between the Marquette and MCW campuses, as well as clinical partner locations such as Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Wisconsin, the Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin, the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Shriners Hospitals for Children and other labs around the world.