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The Department of Biomedical Engineering provides excellence in education, discovering and disseminating new knowledge, and developing students into tomorrow’s leaders and problem solvers. To prepare you for functioning effectively in a medically or biologically oriented problem-solving environment — which includes the need to communicate with life scientists, physicians and other health care providers; collect and analyze experimental or clinical data; understand the capabilities and limitations of sophisticated instrumentation; and understand the principles of design — a solid foundation in the mathematical, physical and life sciences is essential. That is why our biomedical engineering undergraduate curriculum is interdisciplinary in nature, incorporating courses in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science and engineering.
The Biomedical Engineering Department offers three distinct undergraduate majors, as well as a five-year joint bachelor's/master's in biomedical engineering.
While not specified as a student outcome, the program will also assess your fulfillment of the following biomedical engineering program criteria:
Within a few years of receiving your undergraduate degree from the biomedical engineering program, you will be expected to:
If you’re ready to take the first steps toward becoming an undergraduate student in the Biomedical Engineering Department, including evaluating the majors and reviewing the aid available to help you finance your education, we’re here to support you!