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BS in Biomedical Engineering

Engineer solutions to biomedical issues

The human body is a complex machine, and, like all machines, sometimes needs a little engineering help. The Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering at Trine University equips you with the tools needed to develop these solutions.

The degree: Integration of engineering and biological sciences

The Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering integrates the design and problem-solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to advance health care. The biomedical engineering program prepares you for a successful career in industry and graduate school. You will be able to select one of three focus area concentrations: research, electrical or mechanical engineering.

Trine University's biomedical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

The experience: Use biomedical engineering tools to solve real problems

Building upon Trine University’s rich engineering heritage, the biomedical engineering program presents a “hands-on” approach to student learning. You will have access to state-of-the-art engineering laboratories as well as various labs in the Jannen School of Arts and Sciences.

  • Integrated exposure to an eight-camera Vicon Motion Capture Biomechanics Lab
  • Material property analysis utilizing an Instron Tensile Machine in the Biomaterials Lab
  • Static and dynamic assays as part of the Biomedical Engineering Laboratory Techniques course
  • Physiological measurements with biomedical instruments
  • Applied human-centered senior design projects
  • Scaffold development for cellular integration utilizing a 3D Tissue Printer
  • Potential to acquire minors in bioprocess engineering, robotics, chemistry, biology or mathematics

The result: Success in a career or graduate school

As a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering degree, you will be equipped with the skills to be successful in industry or graduate school.

 

Additional Information

Employment Opportunities

Biomedical engineering has a projected growth of 23% over the next 10 years according to the Bureau of Labor StatisticsOpens in new window . Graduates will be prepared for the following career possibilities:

  • Design, manufacturing, quality control, testing evaluation, research and development
  • Industry
  • Entrepreneur
  • Graduate School: Research, Prosthetic School, MBA or MSEM
  • Pre-Med, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy
  • Dental School
  • Lawyer
  • Patents

Some of the companies that are likely to recruit our graduates include:

  • Abbott
  • Boston Scientific
  • CareFusion
  • DePuy Synthes
  • Eli Lilly
  • GE Healthcare
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Medtronic
  • Össur
  • Ottobock
  • Paragon Medical
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Roche
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Stryker Orthopedics
  • Tecomet
  • Willow Wood
  • Zimmer Biomet 

This degree has a pathway for you to complete both your undergraduate and graduate studies within five years. Learn more about the Four Plus One degree path.

Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.