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Biomedical Engineering (Bachelor of Science)

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Full Time / On Campus

Wentworth's biomedical engineering students learn firsthand how to use advanced technologies in their field, develop novel biomedical engineering design solutions, collaborate effectively with colleagues, and have a positive impact in the areas of biomedical engineering and human health.

You will build a solid foundation in the physical and life sciences, as well as a strong background in multidisciplinary engineering courses. This will prepare you for advanced biomedical engineering core and elective courses. Our curriculum emphasizes medical devices and systems, provides excellent laboratory training and requires that you complete two semesters of cooperative experiential learning at hospitals, medical device companies and/or research centers.

Best Engineering College Ranking

Wentworth is ranked #32 among the best engineering colleges by U.S. News & World Report based on its reputation and accreditation. Also ranked #5 Best Engineering Job in U.S. News & World Report.

Superior Credentials and Pre-Med Option

This program equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the complex challenges of today’s broad (and growing) spectrum of biomedical and healthcare careers. You will be qualified for many professional opportunities, and you’ll have the credentials to succeed in a competitive advanced degree program, including pre-med programs.

Co-op Experience with Top Employers 

Through Wentworth’s strong network of employers, including many alumni, Biomedical Engineering students obtain professional experience during their two required cooperative work semesters. Partners hiring our co-op students include Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Quanterix, The Broad Institute, Thermo Fisher Scientific and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs-VA Boston Healthcare System.

Top 15 Best Biomedical Engineering Degrees

Wentworth ranked as offering one of the top Biomedical Engineering degrees by Best Value Schools, which looks at salaries and anticipated tuition debt. 

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High-Value Degree

One of the nation's best engineering colleges
#32

Wentworth continues to climb in U.S. News & World Report for Best Engineering Colleges (Doctorate Not Offered).

Biomedical Engineering - Best Engineering Job
#5

As ranked in 2021 by U.S. New & World Reports for best engineering jobs.

Biomedical Engineering Labs
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Bioelectronics & Biofluids, Medical Devices, Projects

Biomedical Engineering Salary
$91K

Median Average Pay for Biomedical Engineers in U.S. (source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Accreditation

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

For program objectives, outcomes and enrollment and degree data, please visit the Biomedical Engineering Accreditation Information page.