Master of Science in Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering is an interdisciplinary area of study that integrates knowledge from engineering with the biomedical sciences. It is a very diverse field with Biomedical Engineers working in systems ranging from medical devices to the design of artificial organs. Widener University School of Engineering research in Biomedical Engineering includes nanotechnology application for kidney dialysis, Alzheimer’s detection and breast cancer therapeutics. Students who choose Biomedical Engineering are interested in being of service to human health but do not routinely interact directly with patients. The curriculum has been designed to further the student’s skills and understanding of both engineering and the life sciences, and to provide sufficient flexibility to encourage students to explore specializations within Biomedical Engineering. The overall aim is to produce high-quality, interdisciplinary engineers who are well-prepared for pursuit of further graduate or professional degrees and/or careers in industry. Employment opportunities exist in industry, hospitals, academic research institutes, teaching, national laboratories, and government regulatory agencies.