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Biomedical Engineering Accreditation Information

The Wentworth Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Program Educational Objectives 

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

  • Advance in their careers or pursue higher education in biomedical engineering or a related field. 
  • Apply the acquired comprehensive knowledge and engage in lifelong learning opportunities to meet the needs of the profession. 
  • Contribute responsibly and ethically towards impacting the biomedical engineering profession and improving human health. 

Student Outcomes 

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

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics. 
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified 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 to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives. 
  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 189 61
2019-2020 238 60
2018-2019 248 61
2017-2018 268 49
2016-2017 258 57
2015-2016 249 35

Note: Enrollments and degrees awarded are updated each fall.