Biomedical Engineering:

Biomedical Engineering Accreditation Information

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

Accreditation information in the University Catalog can be found here: https://catalog.memphis.edu/preview_entity.php?catoid=22&ent_oid=1350&returnto=1124.

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:

  • Secure employment in biomedical or related health industries or institutions,
  • Pursue professional studies,
  • Pursue opportunities for professional growth, development, and service

Constituencies: Students, Faculty, and Employers
Revision Frequency: 4-5 years
Next Revision Cycle: Fall 2021

Student Outcomes

Graduates of Biomedical Engineering will have demonstrated

  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.

B S Biomedical Engineering Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic Year Enrollment (FT/PT) Degrees Awarded
2015-2016 167 (144/23) 22
2016-2017 215 (192/23) 11
2017-2018 250 (216/34) 30
2018-2019 230 (208/22) 35
2019-2020 260 (228/32) 41
2020-2021 273 (256/17) 41
2021-2022 227 (200/27)