ABET Accreditation

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The Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Program at the University of Delaware is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.  Our program meets the quality standards of the profession by preparing our graduates to enter the field of biomedical engineering.

BME Students in Spencer Lab
Graduates of the program will have:
  • 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
  • a 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
The Biomedical Engineering Program prepares our graduating students for the following professional and career accomplishments:
  1. Professional employment in biomedical industries such as medical devices, imaging, biotechnology, biopharma, and other health and science related fields.
  2. Entry into and completion of advanced studies, including graduate programs in biomedical engineering or related engineering and life sciences, medicine, law, business, or other professional programs.
  3. Making positive and ethical contributions to the biomedical field through technical, educational, civic, global, and/or business services and leadership.

BME Enrollment & Graduation Data

Undergraduate Fall Enrollment

2016-17


199

2015-16


220

2014-15


208

2013-14


206

2012-13


151

Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded

2016-17


54

2015-16


49

2014-15


49

2013-14


44