Accreditation

The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Biomedical Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Student Outcomes

Upon graduation, graduates of the Biomedical Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Austin will have attained: 

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specific needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, societal, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Following graduation and during the first several post-graduate years, biomedical engineering baccalaureate degree holders from The University of Texas at Austin will possess skill sets to accomplish the following: 

  1. Conduct themselves with exemplary professional ethics and highest integrity.
  2. Demonstrate a quantitative, analytical, and systematic approach to problem solving in their professional practice.
  3. Demonstrate a continuous quest for professional excellence and success.
  4. Participate in continuing education to expand their knowledge of contemporary professional issues.
  5. Exhibit effective scientific, technical, communication, and resource management skills in their professional practices.