ACCREDITATION

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The undergraduate program in Biomedical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org.).

 

Program Educational Objectives

The Biomedical Engineering Program at the University of Memphis aims to produce graduates who demonstrate the following within the first few years after graduation. Graduates:

  1. secure employment in biomedical or related health industries or institutions,
  2. pursue professional studies,
  3. pursue opportunities for professional growth, development, and service.

These Program Educational Objectives were updated in April 2015.

Student Outcomes

The biomedical engineering faculty has adopted the engineering criteria "a" through "k" student outcomes, namely:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • an ability to communicate effectively
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Enrollment and Graduation Data:

Enrollment

 (Fall 2014 Semester Census) Full Time / Part Time  136 / 19
 Number of Graduates in 2013-14 Academic Year  16

Year Pre-BIOM Student Enrolled Number of BIOM transfer students BIOM Undergrad students Total
2009-10
Fall
Spring
Summer
26
22
5
3
0
1
77
66
25
106
88
31
2010-11
Fall
Spring
Summer
38
37
15
1
0
1
59
61
18
98
98
33
2011-12
Fall
Spring
Summer
71
58
9
3
0
0
62
60
22
136
118
31
2012-13
Fall
Spring
Summer
56
33
5
2
0
0
66
90
33
114
123
38
2013-14
Fall
Spring
Summer
51
28
5
1
1
0
89
104
23
141
133
28
2014-15
Fall
Spring
Summer
65
73
 
0
0
 
90
93
 
155
166
 

Graduation

 Year  Fall  Spring  Summer Total
2009-10    8  1 9
2010-11  2  4  1 7
2011-12  5  14  2 21
2012-13  2  7  3 12
2013-14  1  12  2 15
2014-15  1  20  3 24