The mission of the Department of Biomedical Engineering is to educate undergraduate students and provide them with multi-disciplinary training for productive careers in the health-related areas of industry. To achieve our educational mission, a curriculum that integrates engineering sciences, life sciences, clinical medicine, research and engineering design is offered. Cultivating our students’ problem-solving and communication skills, promoting their ability to think critically and independently, and helping them to understand scientific and engineering approaches through a five-year sequence of courses represent the scope of the Biomedical Engineering program.

Upon completion of this program, our graduates are expected to:

  • successfully practice Biomedical Engineering profession making use of their theoretical and practical knowledge acquired during the five-year program.
  • be able to work with other health care professionals including physicians, nurses, therapists and technicians.
  • provide an exemplary patient care and assure the safe and effective use of medical technology.
  • contribute to research and development of new devices for innovative therapies, treatments, patient monitoring, and early diagnosis of complex diseases.

Domain of Work

Areas where graduates with a degree from the Department of Biomedical Engineering include: 

  • Industry: Medical Device Design, Analysis, Marketing, Utilization, and Regulation.
  • Hospital Systems and Clinical Engineering.
  • Physiological Systems Analysis.
  • Biomedical Engineering Research.
  • Rehabilitation Engineering.
  • Consulting in general engineering consulting firms.
  • Advanced Technical Training.