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Biomedical Engineering

SIU Student works in the Bio Medical Lab

Dive into the dynamic field where science meets technology, and you'll discover a realm of endless possibilities. Our program empowers you to become a biological engineer, designing cutting-edge medical devices like artificial organs and diagnostic machines that save lives. But that's not all – you'll also master the art of maintaining the crucial computers and software that power healthcare.

As a graduate, you'll find yourself at the forefront of groundbreaking research and development, driving advancements in healthcare technology. Your expertise will extend beyond the lab, as you play a pivotal role in providing technical support and training to medical professionals who rely on these life-changing innovations. Biomedical engineering isn't just a career; it's a calling. It's an intellectually stimulating and deeply rewarding path that offers not only high earning potential but also the chance to make a profound impact on your community.

Bachelor of Science

Our program takes a comprehensive approach, blending engineering principles, biology, and healthcare technology to provide a robust educational foundation. Engage in practical learning through hands-on labs and explore the latest research opportunities, all while working closely with expert faculty. Dive into a variety of topics, including medical device design and biomechanics. The curriculum's blend of rigorous academic work and real-world applications equips graduates for successful careers in research, industry, or healthcare sectors. Focused on innovation, ethical practices, and making a positive community impact, this program is dedicated to developing the healthcare leaders and pioneers of tomorrow.

Master of Science

The master of science in biomedical engineering is your gateway to a world of limitless possibilities. With an advanced degree in this field, you'll be equipped to take on critical roles in research and development, opening doors to innovation and groundbreaking discoveries. Whether your passion lies in collaborating with healthcare professionals to design life-saving systems or in advancing medical academia, this program offers the expertise and versatility you need. You'll have the opportunity to work hand in hand with doctors, nurses, and medical technicians, contributing to the development and evaluation of cutting-edge healthcare solutions. In the dynamic landscape of healthcare technology, our not only opens doors to diverse career options but also positions you at the forefront of shaping the future of medicine.

Master of Engineering

Choosing to pursue a Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering opens doors to a world of possibilities within the realm of human movement and rehabilitation science. With a strong engineering foundation, you gain a versatile skill set that allows you to chart a diverse and impactful career path. If you're passionate about creating and collaborating on life-saving technologies, biomechanical engineering becomes an exciting avenue. At Southern Illinois University, you'll find a nurturing environment where your ambitions can flourish. With cutting-edge research facilities and a faculty dedicated to fostering innovation, you'll be well-equipped to embark on a journey that not only advances your career but also contributes to the development of life-changing technologies.