Biomedical engineering concentration

The Bioengineering Department offers a BS degree in bioengineering with a concentration in biomedical engineering: the biological and medical application of engineering principles in healthcare.

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Biomedical engineers integrate engineering principles with the medical sciences to design and create medicines, artificial tissues and organs, devices, computer systems, and software to improve human health.

As a concentration within UMassD's bioengineering program, your program of study will bring together the life sciences, medicine, and engineering—providing a solid academic foundation and a broad interdisciplinary approach to the field.

Within the concentration, you'll have the opportunity to explore:

  • cell and tissue engineering: with courses in areas such as nanotechnology, immunology, human organogenesis, and material surfaces
  • medical devices: with courses in areas such as implantable sensors, robotics, medical ultrasonics, and device regulations

Your education will prepare you to contribute to the profession in an ethical and socially responsible manner and to work effectively to further your career and to benefit society.

You’ll join a new generation of innovators and leaders in fields with significant opportunities for growth. Biomedical engineers pursue exciting, rewarding careers in manufacturing, universities, hospitals, research facilities, and other educational and medical institutions.


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