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Biomedical Engineering B.S.

Learn to apply engineering techniques to human performance and medicine in preparation for a career in medical device development, pharmaceuticals or other fields tackling global health care issues.
Professor Mary Beth Monroe works with a student in a laboratory.
Professor Mary Beth Monroe works with a student in a laboratory.

About this Program

  • Specialize your curriculum based on your desired career path—industry, research or pre-medicine.
  • Collaborate with faculty on research projects at the Syracuse BioInspired Institute, SUNY Upstate Medical University and the SUNY Institute for Human Performance.
  • Join any of the College of Engineering and Computer Science’s 20 clubs and student organizations such as the Biomedical Engineering Society and Engineering World Health.
  • Choose electives that prepare you to meet the Association of American Medical College’s entrance requirements if a career in medicine is your goal.
  • Earn a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and an MBA from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management through the five-year H. John Riley Dual Engineering/MBA Program.
  • Earn a master’s degree in biomedical engineering one year after successful completion of the bachelor’s degree through the 4+1 B.S./M.S. Program.
  • Graduate and begin work at companies like Abbott, Baxter, Brainlab, Boston Scientific, Bristol Myers Squibb, Medtronic, Merck, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Stryker and many others.
  • Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

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College of Engineering and Computer Science

Future engineers and computer scientists learn to create new knowledge and technologies through 9 undergraduate majors. Students have access to nationally regarded research centers, state-of-the-art lab spaces and challenging internships.
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This program provides a comprehensive education. You will study a wide array of technical topics balanced with practical lessons in communication and ethics. To ensure your personal and professional success, this program focuses on small classes, attentive faculty, research and study abroad opportunities, and an exceptional support system.

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