The Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering (BME) at West Chester University is an interdisciplinary program that brings together engineering, biology and medicine. Students apply the theories and methods of engineering to study, develop and provide innovative technical solutions for medical disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention, and ultimately, to human health. Biomedical engineers can be found working throughout the healthcare system, from diagnosis to treatment and recovery thanks to innovations such as implantable medical devices, stem cell engineering, and the 3-D printed prosthetics.
Biomedical engineers have been behind some of the most innovative technological advances in medicine including:
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Biomedical engineers can be found throughout the healthcare system as well as at privately held companies and governmental agencies including the Food and Drug Administration, pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, medical device corporations, universities, and many more. Biomedical engineers at WCU will graduate with the skills necessary to: