Biomedical engineers use engineering principles and methods to create products and services to improve peoples’ lives, such as cardiac pacemakers, CT scanners and artificial hips. They use their skills in math, physics, biology and anatomy to improve equipment and processes and advance health care technology.

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The BME program at MSOE balances fundamental electrical, mechanical and chemical engineering content with a solid grounding in basic and life sciences. MSOE’s BME program is designed to prepare students for immediate employment in the medical device and health care industries, for graduate study in engineering and other related fields, and for professional studies such as medical and law school.

You may want to consider BME if you …

  • Want to help people by advancing health care technology and systems.
  • Are excited by the idea of creating and working with the latest medical devices and systems.
  • Enjoy biology and chemistry as well as math and physics
  • Prefer activities involving equipment and processes rather than direct patient care
  • Want to help people live happier and healthier lives, but prefer not to pursue a nursing, medical, or other clinical career.


This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the commission's General Criteria and Program Criteria for Bioengineering and Biomedical and Similarly Named Engineering Programs.

Biomedical Engineering Program Details

Read more about MSOE's Biomedical Engineering undergraduate degree.

Graduate Outcomes


We're proud that 100% of 2022-23 graduates from our biomedical engineering program are fully employed, enrolled in graduate school or enlisted in a branch of the military after graduation.

2024 Career Connections Center Annual Report

Meet our Faculty

Get to know our distinguished biomedical engineering faculty!