What can you do with a biomedical engineering degree?
a) clinical application of biomedical engineering tools
b) product development
d) commercialization in the biomedical industry and biomedical research
Our graduates prepare for academic, clinical, or industrial research and development in: Basic Research in Engineered Tissue Model Systems, Diagnostic Bioimaging and Sensor Systems, or Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology.
Our undergraduates engage in the rich South Florida culture who advance study in engineering, medicine, or other sciences and develop the professional practice as is expected of a biomedical engineer in industry.
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Facts About FIU BME’s Academics
- Only public biomedical engineering program in South Florida
- Endowed with over $11 million from the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, the Norman Weldon Foundation, and the State of Florida.
- 99 M.S. and Ph.D. students & 520 B.S. students have graduated since 2010
- Ranked in Top 50 for best value to students & Top 100 in US News
- Ranked #1 in bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students*
- Ranked #3 in bachelor’s degrees awarded to African American students*
- Ranked #23 in bachelor’s degrees awarded*
- Student societies include BMES, AEMBS, IEEE-EMBS, and Panther Bionics
- Alpha Eta Mu Beta Most Active National Chapter
- The department offers B.S., Accelerated B.S./M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical engineering. The program is accredited by ABET.
- The department now offers a new MS track in Orthotics & Prosthetics
- The department now offers the world’s first course in Bioelectronics Packaging
- 100% of the undergraduate Senior Design projects are sponsored by local industry or area hospitals.
*ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education)