Biomedical Engineering - BS

Department Head: M. McShane

Director of Undergraduate Programs: C. Patrick

Committed to solving the world's greatest health problems through the exploration of new ideas, integrated research and innovation, the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University is producing the next generation of biomedical engineers in industry and at tier-one research institutions, developing new technologies and new jobs, and achieving revolutionary advancements for the future of health care.

The undergraduate curriculum in biomedical engineering involves the development and application of engineering science and technology for living and medical systems. Based around a basic core of courses, the bachelor's degree is designed to prepare students for team involvement with other engineers and with physicians and life scientists to solve a wide array of biological and medical problems. Elective courses are included to accommodate individual student specialty interests within the fields of biomechanics, cellular and molecular bioengineering, computational bioengineering, imaging and photonics, medical devices, regenerative medicine, or sensing and monitoring. Students interested in specialized professional school programs such as medical school can meet admission prerequisites through slight modifications and additions to the curriculum.

The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree and a minor.  For more information, including degree requirements and application deadlines, visit