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Life Sciences – Biomedical Engineering, B.S.

Launch your career solving the world’s most pressing medical challenges by learning both the sciences and the latest technologies crucial to the biomedical engineering industry.

Applications for this degree program are no longer being accepted. All applicants interested in biomedical engineering are encouraged to apply to our new Bioengineering, B.S. degree program.


What You’ll Learn

The Life Sciences - Biomedical Engineering, B.S. helps you learn to leverage core biological principles to solve a vast spectrum of medical problems.

With a focus on biomedical engineering, your curriculum covers a range from calculus-based mathematics and anatomy to physiology and biomedical physics. You’ll infuse technology into your program by taking classes in computer programming, electrical circuits and electronics, and microprocessors, preparing you for graduate work in bioengineering.

Career Options

  • Biomedical Devices/ Instrumentation Technician
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Biophysicist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Physician
  • Medical Technologist
  • Robotics Fabricator
Andrea Klemes (D.O. '87)

CMO

As Chief Medical Officer at MDVIP, a nationwide network of doctors that applies a startup ethos to primary medical care, Andrea sees first-hand how innovation opens up new opportunities in the healthcare industry.

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Olivia Albert (B.S. ’19)

Doctoral Student

Since graduating from New York Tech, Olivia is now pursuing her Ph.D. at Albert Einstein College of Medicine studying genetics, cell biology, and microbiology.

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Bruna Fittipaldi (B.S. ’18)

Pfizer

While at New York Tech, Bruna participated in research building 3-D molecular models of potential drug leads and biomolecular targets that are relevant to intelligent drug design and progress in material science.

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“I have gained a lot of valuable skills and knowledge throughout the course of this semester. I feel I will definitely be more prepared to start medical school after being in this program and will know exactly what I need to do in order to succeed.”

Priya Patel, B.S. '21

Current Student, Biomedical Sciences, M.S.

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Top-Tier Ranking

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New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to pursue a successful career in medicine and health-related fields, as well as many other areas of specialization.

Our major also fulfills all the requirements for entrance to medical school, or to pursue graduate studies in dentistry, podiatry, veterinary medicine, and other areas.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

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