BioMedical Engineering Career

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What is BioMedical Engineering?

BioMedical Engineering is a group of engineers combine health and the human body with technology and science.They evaluate systems in the human body, how to deliver medical assistance to patients, and even create artificial organs.

Why should I care about Biomedical engineering?

yes the field is expected to grow 23% by 2024, making it one of the fastest growing fields in the world, and with such growth, it does need BioMedical engineers to suit the higher demand expected in the future

What should I take to become a Biomedical engineer?

The requirements for Biomedical engineering in High School are 4 years of English (you need that anyway), One year in Physics, Biology, and Chemistry (Hey you probably have some of those anyway).Make sure that if you take these courses that you're at the highest possible level for yourself Once in college the choices for undergrads is life science, chemistry, biochemistry, organic chemistry, physics, mechanics, molecular biology, electronic circuits and physics.

Where can I become a BioMedical Engineer?

The top schools in the country for BioMedical engineering is right here in Maryland at John Hopkins. You can check them out at This website. The other school that's tied with John Hopkins for #1 is the Massachusetts Institution of Technology, which you can find here Finally, coming in right behind MIT and John Hopkins is Georgia Institution of Technology, which is available right here

How much is the Salary?

Biomedical engineers have a starting average salary of $53,800, but mid career it jumps up by about $44,000, having a average yearly salary of $97,000.

Where will I be working?

There is no work in the field, everything will be restrained to in the lab or actually working with patients in a hospital every day.


Sources

Forbes

Indiana U school of Tech

Bureau of Labor Stats

Last updated September 29, 2017