Biomedical Engineering is a discipline that advances knowledge in engineering, biology, and medicine. This cross-disciplinary work integrates engineering sciences with biomedical sciences and clinical practice. Examples of biomedical engineering include devices such as implantable cardiac pacemakers, join replacement implants, biomedical imaging, and novel drug delivery systems. The major will require you to have a strong interest in science, mathematics, medicine, and the life sciences.
Skills and abilities this major develops include: an understanding of complex medical issues, application of math, scientific and engineering principles to analyze and solve problems, the use of engineering tools, creativity, and effective communication.