Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

The Biomedical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Curriculum

Biomedical EngineeringThis program will provide a solid foundation in physical and life sciences as well as a strong background in multidisciplinary engineering courses in preparation for biomedical engineering core and elective courses. Coupled with excellent laboratory training, the program is designed with emphasis placed on medical devices and systems. An integral part of this program is two semesters of cooperative experiential learning at hospitals, medical device companies, or research centers. Graduates of the program will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges in the globally growing broad spectrum of biomedical and healthcare opportunities. In addition to having abundant career opportunities, graduates will also have the necessary education to pursue advanced studies for professional careers.

Mission of the Program

Wentworth's biomedical engineering program is intended to educate future practicing biomedical engineers through a practice-oriented education, so that the graduates will be able to utilize technological advancements, contribute to innovative biomedical engineering design solutions in a collaborative environment, and make appropriate decisions for their areas of professional responsibility.

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of Wentworth’s Biomedical Engineering program will be able to:

  • Advance in their careers or pursue higher education in biomedical engineering or a related field. 
  • Apply the acquired comprehensive knowledge and engage in the life-long 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

Graduates of Wentworth’s Biomedical Engineering program will have:

(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