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ABET Biomedical Engineering

The Illinois Institute of Technology program in Biomedical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

BME Program Educational Objectives

The current educational objectives of the Biomedical Engineering (BME) program are:

  • Graduates will meet the expectations of employers of biomedical engineers.
  • Graduates will continue their professional development by pursuing advanced study if they so desire
  • Graduates will continue their professional development by assuming/undertaking leadership roles in their communities and/or professions

BME Student Outcomes

Students from the BME program will attain, by the time of graduation:

  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 judgments, 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 judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

BME Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Academic Year Enrollment Awarded Degrees
2019-20 168 36
2018-19 180 41
2017-18 182 27
2016-17 182 37
2015-16 162 29

Armour College of Engineering

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