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The Department of Biomedical Engineering’s enrollment averages 300 undergraduate students and 120 graduate students. These students receive a broad education in engineering and the life and natural sciences for further graduate studies, careers in the medical device or biotechnology industries, or entry into medical or other professional schools. Graduates of both the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs are poised to become leaders in biotechnology industries, medicine and the public sector.

The department is home to several vibrant and active programs and professional student societies for its undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Through active participation in these societies, biomedical engineering students can access departmental resources and are given voice in the activities and future of the department.

Undergraduate Resources

Embracing a rigorous and challenging curriculum, undergraduate students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering are prepared to find meaningful employment in the biomedical science and medical device industry, including manufacturers, research organizations, government agencies and hospitals; enter and succeed in graduate school in biomedical engineering or other engineering and related disciplines; and enter and succeed in professional schools, including medical, dental and law.

Graduate Resources

Graduate students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering participate in groundbreaking research in regenerative engineering, medical augmentation, molecular diagnostics/theranostics, tele-health and precision medicine while interacting with outstanding faculty members who have strong collaborations with the college of science, medicine and veterinary medicine as well as faculty, medical doctors and industry personnel from around the globe.