About the Department
Biomedical Engineering is an interdisciplinary field in which engineering principles and tools are applied to solve biomedical problems. By its very nature, Biomedical Engineering is broad and requires a depth of understanding in engineering as well as in physiology and other biological sciences. Engineering plays an increasingly important role in medicine and in projects that range from basic research in physiology to advances in biotechnology and the improvement of health care delivery.
Biomedical Engineering graduates are able to synthesize engineering expertise and medical needs to innovatively solve complex problems in biology and medicine for the enhancement of health care and betterment of society.
This program is also an excellent choice for those individuals considering careers in medicine, as the state of the art in medical science continues to advance.