A Career In Biomedical Engineering

By:Macayla M.

What is Biomedical Engineering? What do they do?

Biomedical Engineering is the application of engineering principles to the fields of biology and health care.Biomedical Engineers combine engineering principles with medical and biological sciences to design and create equipment,devices and software used in healthcare.

Where do they work?

Biomedical Engineers work in manufacturing universities, hospitals,research facilities of companies of and educational and medical institutions, government regulatory agencies and they usually work full time.

How much do they make?

The median annual wage for biomedical engineers was $85,620 in May 2016.

How do they help humanity? How do you become one?

Biomedical Engineers design and create equipment and devices used in health care.Also, they bring together knowledge to develop new procedures;or conduct research needed to solve clinical problems.To become a biomedical engineer you need to take algebra,geometry,trigonometry, and calculus.

Top Schools for Biomedical Engineering

  • Johns Hopkins University (Whiting)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Georgia Institute of Technology