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Biomedical Engineering, B.S.

Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Our interdisciplinary biomedical engineering program is perfect for students who wish to enhance their education in both engineering and biological sciences to improve health care.

As a biomedical engineer, you will combine the innovation skills of engineering with medicine to imagine, initiate and invent new medical processes and products. You will participate in hands-on laboratory experience as well as research opportunities directed by world-leading experts.

Program Highlights

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    Interdisciplinary Research

    Participate in research in our laboratories across campus, such as our Cardiovascular Translational Research Center.

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    Wide-Ranging Electives

    Enhance your education through courses related to exercise science, biology, public health, psychology and more.

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    Design Opportunities

    Immerse yourself in hands-on experience in experimental design and execution through our laboratories.

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    Campus Connections

    Collaborate with the School of Medicine and other science and engineering departments through education and research.

What You’ll Study

Students are provided with a thorough foundation in mathematics, sciences and other engineering disciplines. Increased emphasis is placed upon the application of engineering principles to biological systems in your junior and senior years. You will also have the chance to engage in hands-on laboratory courses and a real-world design experience.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Data Analysis

    Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making


    Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems

    Problem Solving

    Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies

  • Collaboration

    Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective

    Technical Writing

    Creating clear and concise documents, such as manuals or instructions, for technical or scientific topics

    Product Design

    Creating new or improved products that meet customer needs and expectations

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Research Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Product Manager
  • Field/clinical Engineer

Workplace Settings

  • Research and Development
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Medical Device Industry
  • Health Care
  • Government
  • Consulting

Biomedical engineering is a unique discipline that has provided me with dedicated and ambitious peers and friends, and the professors have become mentors and role models.

Lauren Speck
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