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College of Engineering and Computing

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Biomedical Engineering

Our Academics

Biomedical engineering combines the innovative skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to improve healthcare, from diagnostics to treatment. Our students learn how to apply engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology to progress healthcare around the world. Our graduates work at medical device companies, research labs, academic institutions, governmental agencies, and in various aspects of the healthcare industry.

Undergraduate Program

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering (B.S.)

Apply engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology to progress healthcare around the world.

Our 130 semester-hour undergraduate program leads to the Bachelor of Science degree. In this program you will explore wide-ranging biomedical topics including biomechanics, biomaterials and tissue engineering. Our B.S. program prepares you for a career in healthcare industry as well as graduate and medical school.


Graduate Programs

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering (Ph.D.)

Our 60 semester-hour doctoral program prepares graduates of the program to meet the growing demands for advanced level research, development and entrepreneurial positions in the biomedical industry. You will focus on specialized research to improve health with a dissertation that leads to a Ph.D.


Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (M.S.)

Our 30 semester-hour program includes a thesis and serves traditional chemical and mechanical engineers who wish to obtain advanced training in biological areas or science majors who wish to receive quantitative training to enhance their qualifications for industry or medical practice.


Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering (M.E.)

Our 30 semester-hour M.E. degree program offers intensive, focused training in the professional practice of biomedical engineering. The program is specifically designed for students who plan to pursue industrial careers where a graduate degree could enhance their job applications, yield higher starting salaries, and enable rapid promotion within many corporate structures.


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