Biomedical and Health Sciences Engineering

Below you will find the Program Educational Objectives (PEOs), student learning outcomes, and recent enrollment and graduation information for the UNC/NC State Joint Biomedical and Health Sciences Engineering program.


The educational objectives of the UNC/NC State Joint Biomedical and Health Sciences Engineering program are to prepare its graduates to:

1. Pursue advanced studies in biomedical engineering or other disciplines.
2. Meet or exceed the expectations of their employers in the biomedical engineering workplace, or in other professional careers.
3. Continue to learn and to adapt to evolving technology and changing career opportunities.

Learning Outcomes

A. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

B. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

C. 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.

D. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

E. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems. 

F. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

G. An ability to communicate effectively.

H. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

I. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

J. A knowledge of contemporary issues.

K. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Fall 2015 Undergraduate Enrollment 318
2014 – 2015 Undergraduate Degrees Awarded 31