• Biomedical Engineers
  • Health Science
  • Biomedical engineers analyze problems in biology and medicine and design solutions to the problems. Their primary goal is to improve the quality and effectiveness of patient care.

    What do they typically do

    • Design systems and products such as artificial internal organs, artificial devices that replace body parts, and machines for diagnosing medical problems
    • Install, adjust, maintain, repair, or provide technical support for biomedical equipment
    • Evaluate the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of biomedical equipment
    • Train clinicians and other personnel to use equipment properly
    • Work with life scientists, chemists, and medical scientists to research engineering aspects of biological systems of humans and animals
    • Teach biomedical engineering or share knowledge about the field through writing or consulting
    • Research new materials to use for making products such as implanted artificial organs
    • Adapt or design computer hardware or software for medical science uses

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    Job Growth +0.8%
    Job Opening 33

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    Education & Training

    • Education

      Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
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