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Program Educational Objectives

The graduates of the Biomedical and Health Sciences Engineering (BMHE) undergraduate program will:

• Acquire additional skills and knowledge in biomedical engineering or other disciplines;
• Meet or exceed the expectations of their employers in the biomedical engineering workplace or other professional careers;
• Adapt to evolving technology and changing career opportunities.


Student Outcomes

Upon graduation, our students will have acquired:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental and societal contexts
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks and meet objectives
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

In the 2021-2022 Academic Year, the program graduated 132 students and enrolled 485 students in the sophomore through senior years.

Enrollment is limited to 80 students at UNC and 95 students at NC State.

The joint program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,