Biomedical engineers conduct research and study the engineering aspects of biological systems to create new devices and procedures to improve health and quality of life.
Degree work prepares you to pursue the joint M.D./Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering between the College of Engineering and Northeast Ohio Medical University.
Experience biomedical engineering firsthand through our research facilities:
Gain important practical professional experience through the optional cooperative education program in the engineering field of your choice. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school following your
sophomore year. As an added benefit, you’ll earn a competitive salary.
Interact with other engineering students and professionals in the field through organizations such as:
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A degree in biomedical engineering paves the way to many careers in research and development, in:
Opportunities are growing for biomedical engineers as the demand for more sophisticated medical equipment and procedures continues to increase.
The College of Engineering's Cooperative Education Program enables you to integrate classroom instruction with practical and valuable on-the-job work experience. If you choose to co-op, you will complete your first five semesters of study and then begin alternating a semester of paid employment in your major field of interest with a semester of classroom study, until your senior level. Learn more.