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Biological Engineering Accreditation Information

The Wentworth Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering program is currently seeking accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Program Educational Objectives 

Graduates of the biological engineering program will (within a few years of graduation):

  • Effectively contribute to the profession of biological engineering or related professional fields.
  • Demonstrate leadership and accountability in their chosen fields and make decisions that are socially and ethically responsible.
  • Demonstrate personal and professional growth through self-directed or independent studies.

Student Outcomes 

 Students from the biological engineering program will attain (by the time of graduation):

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and resolve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics. 
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specific needs with consideration of public health, safety and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors. 
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences. 
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental and societal contexts. 
  5. An ability function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create collaborative and inclusive environment, and societal contexts. 
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions. 
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies. 

Undergraduate Enrollment & Degrees Awarded

Academic Year Enrollment Degrees Awarded
2020-2021 53 N/A
2019-2020 48 N/A
2018-2019 30 N/A
2017-2018 17 N/A
2016-2017 N/A N/A
2015-2016 N/A N/A

Note: The Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering will graduate its first cohort of students in August 2021. Enrollments and degrees awarded are updated each fall.