So You Want to Become a Biomedical Engineer

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Want to become a biomedical engineer but not sure where to focus or how to get there? This engineering course will give you an overview of this wildly popular and vast field, as you learn about more than two dozen areas of focus and get a peek at some of the cool and exciting advances going on at top institutions. Along the way, you’ll meet more than three dozen biomedical engineers—from top names in the field to those just starting their careers.

Through exercises, you’ll get to think like a BME and experience the various areas to see which fits your interests and talents.

Finally, once you have a better sense of where you’d like to focus, our educational and career advice will help show you how to get there.

While targeted to students exploring a career in biomedical engineering, anyone curious about this fascinating field will find something of interest: from the thinking processes of pilots and baseball batters to an ins...

Want to become a biomedical engineer but not sure where to focus or how to get there? This engineering course will give you an overview of this wildly popular and vast field, as you learn about more than two dozen areas of focus and get a peek at some of the cool and exciting advances going on at top institutions. Along the way, you’ll meet more than three dozen biomedical engineers—from top names in the field to those just starting their careers.

Through exercises, you’ll get to think like a BME and experience the various areas to see which fits your interests and talents.

Finally, once you have a better sense of where you’d like to focus, our educational and career advice will help show you how to get there.

While targeted to students exploring a career in biomedical engineering, anyone curious about this fascinating field will find something of interest: from the thinking processes of pilots and baseball batters to an inside view of a beating heart to developments in bionics, exoskeletons, and nanotechnology.

Join us on a journey through the world of biomedical engineering.

Verified students are eligible to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs), valid toward continuing education requirements for many professional certifications.

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Hilmee abd

10/10 starsTaking Now
1 year, 8 months ago
Please reopen this course. I have started for just 2-3 lession, but now It’s not avalable. I wound like to learn more, since I have a plan to extend my degree on this course.
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Rodgers Ngara Ngara

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1 year, 8 months ago
When is this course available again? I would like to enrol for it! I would love to learn in detail about the different career paths one can pursue after taking a degree in Biomedical Engineering.
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Christopher Li

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1 year, 9 months ago
When can you make this course available again? I've had a look at the syllabus overview and the content looks great and I'd really love to get started.
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MARCOS EUSTACHE DE LA CRUZ

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3 years, 1 month ago
To me this a true professional This program is structured for a career. The curriculum is so complete that exceeds the dimension of a simple certified course At this time we can not Suggest About the instructor or the provider, until the development of this course. We Hope they will got Five Starts.
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Victor Alejandro Mendoza Radas

10/10 starsTaking Now
3 years ago
Excelent content and provider with a correct course sylabus. Great Master instructor: Bruce c. Wheeler as Professor in Bioengineering.
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