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Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology

Biomedical Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Engineering


  • Oxford
  • Major
  • On Campus

Become a Problem-Solver

You’ll gain a broad bioengineering education enhanced by liberal arts courses in life sciences, economics, humanities, social sciences, and global perspectives. You’ll learn to integrate life sciences with engineering to develop solutions for healthcare-related problems as well as computing, design, and engineering systems.

Contact Info

Keith Hohn, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor

Department of Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering

Engineering Building 64,

650 E. High St., Oxford, OH 45056


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Curriculum and Courses

Within the biomedical engineering curriculum, students choose among the following concentrations: bioinformatics (with computational biology); biomedical engineering; bioprocessing; and pre-medical. In addition to the requirements of a concentration area, students complete bioengineering and engineering sciences courses that include bioethics, biomedical signal analysis, and biomaterials.

Career Options

Biomedical engineering is the fastest-growing engineering discipline in the nation. A large number of biomedical graduates enter graduate or professional schools, but those who go on to work immediately after graduation typically find employment in hospitals, universities, industry, or research laboratories. Organizations that employ biomedical engineers include medical device, equipment, sensor, and instrument manufacturers, clinical laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, biofuel producers, food and agriculture-related companies, and biotechnology industries.

Additional Opportunities

Students can go study abroad, do undergraduate research and be a member of student organizations under the supervision of the departmental faculty members.

  • Study Abroad

    Study abroad is a great way to improve your understanding of the global nature of today’s economy, politics, and cultures. If you are interested , the first step is to discuss your plans with your faculty academic advisor.

    CEC Study Abroad Programs
  • Undergraduate Research

    Our undergraduate students have the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research in the fields of chemical and biomedical engineering. Topics that our students have recently worked on include water purification, tissue engineering, 3D printing of biomaterials.

    CEC Undergraduate Research
  • Student organization

    The Miami student chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society purpose is to give students the opportunity to learn about the bioengineering/biomedical/biomechanical/medical field and meet fellow students who share the same interests.

    Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering Student Organizations

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • 40+% of graduating seniors engaged in study-abroad experiences

    Miami University Data

  • 70+% of graduating seniors conducted undergraduate research

    Miami University Data

  • 42% of CPB students are female

    Miami University Data

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Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.

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