Bioengineering Accreditation

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Bioengineering Accreditation

The College has graduated the first cohort of seniors in the Spring 2016 and are actively working towards retroactive ABET accreditation, during the next review in the fall of 2017.  For this accreditation  we have identified, and refined a set of program educational objectives and student outcomes.

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Graduates will experience success in a variety of biomedical engineering-related postgraduate environments or other diverse areas that require technical and/or professional skills.
  2. Graduates will pursue professional development through lifelong learning, including continuing or advanced education, relevant to their career path.
  3. Graduates will be able to effectively communicate, both orally and written, in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Student Outcomes

In addition to the college wide student outcomes (A-K), the Department of Bioengineering has discipline specific outcomes as suggested by ABET.

(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
(D) An ability to function on multi-disciplinary 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 and societal context
(I) A recognition of the need for, and ability to engage in life-long learning
(J) A knowledge of contemporary issues
(K) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern technical tools necessary for engineering practice

Enrollment Data and Graduation Data:

Enrollment, Fall 2016:

Ph.D. - 27
M.S. Degree - 15
B.S. Degree - 264

Graduates for the Academic Year 2015-16 (December, May, July):

Ph.D. - 5
M.S. Degree - 10
B.S. Degree - 11