Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology.


Love solving complex problems and have a passion for helping people live better and healthier lives? Apply your interests on biomedical engineering technologies and systems. Take the first step toward a more fulfilling path with a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering Technology from DeVry University.


Our Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering Technology program will help you learn the ways to design, build and maintain medical devices and systems. This includes equipment such as CAT scanners, MRI machines, patient monitoring devices, prosthetics, surgical devices and medical information systems. Learn current techniques for designing and implementing hardware and software for life-saving medical equipment and devices. Our program coursework combines human anatomy and physiology with engineering principles and practices. You’ll explore real-world problems and be introduced to quality assurance testing and troubleshooting of common equipment used in today’s leading hospitals and surgery centers.

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology in as little as 3 years*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.


What You'll Learn

The Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering Technology program covers the following:

  • Computer Techniques in Medical Imaging
    Use computer tools to design and implement data and image acquisition and analysis in biomedical environments; understand the physics of producing images in applications such as X-ray, computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasonic imaging.
  • Bioengineering Technology
    Analyze biological and biomedical problems using fundamental concepts and tools, including electrodes, bio-potential measurements, electrocardiogram equipment, pacemakers, defibrillators and ultrasonics; apply engineering principles to acquire, monitor and analyze biological signals
  • Complex Problem Solving
    Apply critical and analytical thinking to identify complex problems, evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Microprocessor Interfacing
    Learn how microprocessors interface with peripheral devices, including A/Ds, D/As, keyboards, displays, and serial and parallel communication channels; develop software (high-level and assembly) and hardware aspects of these devices.
  • Biology
    Understand plant and animal organisms along with their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies and interactions with each other and the environment
  • Mathematics
    Understand and apply arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus and statistics.
  • Computers and Electronics
    Understand circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Biomedical Instrumentation Systems
    Study the principles of medical instrumentation, including diagnostics and techniques for measuring physiological variables in living systems; understand product liability and safety issues
  • Physics
    Predict and apply physical principles and laws to fluid, material and atmospheric dynamics, as well as mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub-atomic structures and processes.


Accredited* by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET,

Career Opportunities

Graduates with our Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering may consider the following careers:

  • Applications Engineer

  • Biomedical Equipment Technician

  • Biomedical Sales Engineer

  • Computer Automated Teller and Office Machine Technician

  • Computer Support Specialist

  • Customer Service Engineer

  • Electronics Technician

  • Energy Technical Project Manager

  • Engineering Technician

  • Field Service Technician

Core Degree Courses

Electronic Circuits and Devices

CEIS100 Introduction to Engineering Technology and Information Sciences
ECET105 Digital Fundamentals with Lab
ECET110 Electronic Circuits and Devices I with Lab
ECET210 Electronic Circuits and Devices II with Lab
ECET220 Electronic Circuits and Devices III with Lab
ECET350 Signal Processing with Lab

Digital Circuits and Microprocessors

ECET230 Digital Circuits and Systems with Lab
ECET330 Microprocessor Architecture with Lab
ECET340 Microprocessor Interfacing with Lab

Computer Programming and Networking

CIS170C Programming with Lab
CIS247C Object-Oriented Programming with Lab
CIS355A Business Application Programming with Lab
ECET375 Data Communications and Networking with Lab
NETW310 Wired, Optical and Wireless Communications with Lab

Biomedical Engineering Technology

BMET313 Biomedical Equipment and Instrumentation I with Lab
BMET323 Biomedical Equipment and Instrumentation II with Lab
BMET433 Medical Imaging Technology with Lab
BMET436 Telemedicine and Medical Informatics with Lab

Senior Project Design and Development

ECET390 Product Development
ECET492L Senior Project Development Lab I
ECET493L Senior Project Development Lab II
ECET494L Senior Project Development Lab III

Technology Integration

ECET299 Technology Integration I
ECET497 Technology Integration II

General Degree Courses1

Communication Skills

ENGL1122 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition
ENGL216 Technical Writing
SPCH275 Public Speaking


HUMN303 Introduction to the Humanities
ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

Social Sciences

ECON312 Principles of Economics
SOCS185 Culture and Society

Mathematics and Analytical Methods

ECET345 Signals and Systems with Lab
MATH190 Pre-Calculus
MATH260 Applied Calculus I
MATH270 Applied Calculus II

Natural Sciences

BIOS135 Foundations in Biology and Chemistry with Lab
BIOS195 Anatomy and Physiology for Health Sciences with Lab
PHYS310 College Physics I with Lab
PHYS320 College Physics II with Lab

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

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Program Objectives, Student Outcomes and Enrollment/Graduation Data
*The Biomedical Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology – Computers and Engineering Technology-Electronics programs are accredited, on-site by location or online, by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET, The most recent information on which programs are ETAC of ABET accredited at which locations is available in the Academic Catalog and at
1Most courses with the designator ECET may not be applied to this program if the courses are taken online.
2Students enrolled at a New Jersey location take ENGL108 in lieu of lieu of this course.
3Students enrolled at a Pennsylvania location must take HUMN451 as part of this requirement.