The University of Akron's biomedical engineering program applies biology and engineering principles to medicine and healthcare. Our engineers graduate with the skills needed to improve community health and change lives.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering offers an undergraduate program leading to a BS in Biomedical Engineering program, with three specialty areas depending on your interest.
- Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Track
- Biomechanics Track
- Instrumentation, Signals, and Imaging Track
The University of Akron is fantastic. For example, we built a car and a prosthetic arm in our Tools for Engineering Class. I’m already working in a lab as an undergrad.”
Majoring in Biomedical Engineering
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The biomedical department conducts a number of research initiatives focused on connecting basic science and engineering research with clinical applications.
Student Design Teams
Change a life and become an engineer with a focus on community as a member of the Engineering Service Design Team. See all engineering design teams.
Akron Guarantee Scholarship
The University of Akron provides affordable excellence for students and their families. Learn about the Akron Guarantee Scholarship.
93% of our graduating engineers have jobs within 6 months of graduation. Dig into our Engineering Co-op and Placement Program to see what opportunities await.