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Biomedical engineers often:
This interdisciplinary degree program gives you the flexibility to explore various facets of engineering, the life sciences and medicine. You can concentrate your studies on:
In addition to your concentration area, you will have the option to obtain a minor in Math with an option to get a second minor in an engineering discipline or Computer Science or Biology or Business. The second minor is determined through a careful selection of electives based on your chosen track. It can be completed within the minimum number of credit hours required to earn your degree and will allow you to become a well-rounded engineer.
WIth our grad track program, you can:
Students pursuing graduate programs within the Department of Biomedical Engineering have the ability to use their knowledge and skillset to create practical applications in health care and within their communities. Current and past students have sought to increase physical patient mobility, diagnose and cure cancer, and develop bioresorbable implants for surgeries.
At UNT, you'll also be able to complement your education and research with conferences and other professional development opportunities throughout your time here in the College of Engineering.
The U.S. Department of Labor expects biomedical engineering to grow at an above-average rate and become the fastest-growing engineering field over the next decade. According to labor department data, biomedical engineering jobs will experience growth rates of more than 60 percent in the coming years.
Students with a master's in Biomedical Engineering may work in manufacturing or research or become entrepreneurs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of bioengineers and biomedical engineers shows a 6% projected growth between 2020 to 2030.