Biomedical Engineers

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What Do Biomedical Engineers Do?

Biomedical Engineers design systems and products, such as artificial organs, artificial devices that replace body parts, and machines for diagnosing medical problems. Install, adjust, maintain, repair, or provide technical support for biomedical equipment.

How Long Does It Take To Get A Degree In Biomedical Engineering?

A B.S. Degree (Bachelor's Degree) is needed to be a Biomedical Engineer, taking about 4 years of college to get it. Classes that are necessary to take include chemistry, physics, mechanics, organic chemistry, biochemistry, molecular chemistry, genetics and electronic circuits. A Bachelor's degree program also include English composition and advanced mathematics.

Why Be A Biomedical Engineer?

Biomedical Engineers help in biomedical technology and equipment, testing the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of the equipment. They present research that they find to scientists, nonscientistic executives, clinicians, hospital management, engineers, other colleagues, and the public. You can work with life scientists, chemists, and medical scientists when researching the engineering aspects of the biological systems of humans and animals. You can also train clinicians and other personnel on th eproper use of equipment.

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Top Schools of Biomedical Engineering

  1. Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD
  2. Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA
  3. University of California in San Diego, CA



Last Updated: 25 September 2017