Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical engineers combine engineering principles with the sciences to design medical equipment and systems to advance health care. They find work in a variety of industries, including hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and research.



Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

The BSBME degree exposes students to the principles of biology, chemistry, and engineering, leading to careers in a wide range of industries, including biotechnology, health care and pharmaceuticals. Students have the opportunity to take courses in biomaterials, biomechanics and bioelectromagnetics.

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Bachelor's-to-master's degree program

Available Fall 2023

For students interested in a combined bachelor's and master's degree, an accelerated five-year program of study is available.

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering offers either a thesis or non-thesis option. Through coursework and research, students can expand their knowledge in a variety of biomedical disciplines.

Specialty areas

  • Biomechanics and computational biology
  • Biomaterials
  • Bioelectronics and medical devices
  • Biomedical signal processing
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Research Areas

  • Biomedical device design
  • Balance and gait
  • Modeling of dental structures
  • Bioelectromagnetics
  • Bone mechanotransduction
  • Fracture mechanics and modeling
  • Human motion
  • Musculoskeletal biomechanics
  • Musculoskeletal modeling
  • Numerical analysis in orthopedics

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