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.

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Programs

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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