In service to the people of North Carolina, their health and their welfare, the mission of the NC State Undergraduate Program in Biomedical Engineering is to provide leadership through exceptional educational programs and experiences that prepare engineers and scientists to meet the challenges of biomedical discovery and applications of engineering to medicine.

The research and entrepreneurship of the faculty, students, and staff aim to accumulate, generate, and disseminate biomedical engineering knowledge to improve health care for the benefit of the people of North Carolina, the nation, and the world.

Program Educational Objectives

Biomedical Engineering Program is preparing its graduates to:

  • Pursue advanced studies in biomedical engineering or in other disciplines.
  • Meet or exceed the expectations of their employers in the biomedical engineering workplace, or in other professional careers.
  • Continue to learn and adapt to evolving technology and changing career opportunities.

Student Outcomes

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
  • A recognition of the need for, and ability to engage in life-long learning.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to use techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

  • Fall 2015 Undergraduate Enrollment: 388
  • 2014 - 2015 Degrees Awarded: 50

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