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In service to the people of North Carolina, their health and their welfare, the mission of the NC State Undergraduate Program in Biomedical Engineering is to provide leadership through exceptional educational programs and experiences that prepare engineers and scientists to meet the challenges of biomedical discovery and applications of engineering to medicine.

The research and entrepreneurship of the faculty, students, and staff aim to accumulate, generate, and disseminate biomedical engineering knowledge to improve health care for the benefit of the people of North Carolina, the nation, and the world.

Educational Outcomes

The educational outcomes of the undergraduate BS degree program in Biomedical Engineering are:

  1. To educate students to be successful in Biomedical Engineering by emphasizing engineering and biology as related to basic medical sciences and human health.
  2. To produce Biomedical Engineers able to communicate effectively with diverse audiences and prepared to work in multidisciplinary teams.
  3. To develop in students professional, ethical and societal responsibility in Biomedical Engineering practices.
  4. To introduce students to advances in Biomedical Engineering practice and research and to instill in them a life-long thirst for knowledge.

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