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Department of Biomedical Engineering
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About the Biomedical Engineering Department


Biomedical engineering at nationally acclaimed Rutgers offers exceptional opportunities for students, researchers, and industry partners. State-of-the-art facilities encourage interdisciplinary collaboration in genomics, tissue engineering, advanced microscopy, biomedical optics, microfabrication, and more, while our flexible curriculum allows undergraduates to pursue pre-medical, pre-dental, and graduate studies.

Mission and Vision

The mission of the BME undergraduate program is to provide students with a broad and flexible education in engineering and biological science as well as medically related subjects. The students are prepared to analyze, synthesize, and link knowledge in the multi-disciplinary fields, with the emphasis on quantitative approaches and methods. The students will be integral part of the society to improve the understanding and control of biological processes towards improving human health. Our curriculum guides our students toward skill in creating new knowledge and technologies as well as applying current knowledge.

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Connected Community

We maintain close ties with leading corporations, including Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Boston Scientific, Stryker Howmedica Osteonics and more, that support our programs with research and on-site training opportunities and advisement. Alumni move on to successful careers and stay in touch as mentors supporting student success.

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The Biomedical Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (ABET) based on consideration of the programs' educational objectives and outcomes, ensuring our program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.

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