Biomedical Engineers

Job Description

Biomedical engineers work in a relatively new area of health care, one that joins with engineering. They apply engineering principles to solve biological and medical problems. They might design machines like artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.

Academic Requirements

Most biomedical engineering jobs require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in bioengineering or biomedical engineering. Biomedical engineers learn to analyze and interpret data from living organisms and use the principles of math and science to design biomedical systems.

Biomedical Engineers
$40-60
Thousand
Average
Salary
Low
Patient
Interaction
23%
Job
Growth
 
Low
Blood
Interaction
Bachelor's degree
Education
Required

Schools

Missouri Western State University

4525 Downs Drive
St. Joseph, 64507

Southeast Missouri State University

One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, 63701
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