Topics of Study
In this program, you will learn how to design, develop, operate, and evaluate biological and health systems, and combine basic engineering science and biology. You will learn about medical information systems, artificial organs and prostheses, and health management and medical care systems. You will study mathematics, such as calculus and differential equations, and science courses such as chemistry and physics. You will also study basic engineering sciences, and focus on specific engineering courses, applied research, and supervised field studies.
- A bachelor's degree is sufficient for entry-level biomedical engineering jobs.
- An advanced degree will qualify to do research or teach in higher education, or work as consultants or administrative management persons in large corporations.
- Other jobs might be in government agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration or the National Institutes of Health, in hospitals and research organizations, or in biomedical science before entering medical school.