Undergraduate Study
ABET Objectives & Outcomes

The bachelor of science in biomedical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Biomedical Engineering Program Criteria. Student enrollment and graduation data from this program are available on the McCormick School website.

Our Mission

To provide education that prepares students to lead, innovate, and self-educate throughout their careers in bioengineering and biomedical professions and industries.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Career Achievements – Using a knowledge base with a core foundation in engineering and biology, our students will be able to apply their skills to a variety of challenges in their chosen field. Our graduates will demonstrate skills such as innovation, creativity, adaptability, and critical thinking to solve problems in the biomedical industry, medicine, academia, and consulting.   
  • Professionalism – Our graduates will demonstrate leadership in their chosen fields and make decisions that are socially and ethically responsible. Graduates will function effectively in multidisciplinary, inclusive team environments and communicate effectively with a variety of audiences.
  • Life-long Learning – Our graduates will build and expand upon their undergraduate foundations by engaging in learning opportunities throughout their careers.

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the program shall demonstrate the following student outcomes at 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