If the idea of using scientific information to design useful products to improve human life thrills you, then you may want to build a career in biomedical engineering. In brief, biomedical engineering is a multidisciplinary field that involves the biological or medical application of engineering principles or engineering equipment. It’s an incredibly dynamic field, with almost unlimited promise for the treatment of health conditions, and there’s no better place to enter it than in the hands-on, student-centered, and career-focused learning environment of our master’s program in biomedical engineering.
The program provides you with exciting opportunities to explore multidisciplinary focus areas that address:
With a biomedical engineering master’s degree from the University of New Haven you will be superbly prepared to take your place in the field as a competent engineer with skills set sought by the global market and as a researcher capable of independent investigation. You will also have another skill to add to your set— the ability to present results of an independent investigation cogently. In the 21st century, engineers are expected to be comfortable in communicating their ideas and findings. In fact, it has become a must for employers.
Our faculty members are experts in their respective fields, inventors, well published, and lead a wide range of programs in medical devices, bio-inspired biomaterials, biologic micro and nanotechnology, biomedical optics, biotechnology, biomechanics, and imaging.
The Northeast, where the University of New Haven is located, boasts of one of the highest densities for biomedical engineering jobs in the nation. And, with the number of these jobs projected to grow by about 27% from 2012 and 2022 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), it is highly likely that our biomedical engineers, as they interact with local hospitals and industry, will find themselves on the cutting edge of new technology, possibly developing:
Opportunities are available for students with undergraduate backgrounds in the life sciences (biology, chemistry, physics), mathematics, and engineering (mechanical, electrical, materials, computer science, and industrial and operations). Applicants with strong academic records may be eligible for an Experiential Graduate Assistantship, which offers a 75% tuition scholarship and a stipend, or for a 50% tuition scholarship.