Biomedical engineering is a rapidly growing and highly innovative field that allows you to shape the future of human health and medicine. 

At UMass Amherst, you'll learn to combine engineering with biology and medicine to create diagnostic and therapeutic tools; improve health care; and detect, repair, and treat diseases. You will conduct exciting research and development work even as an undergraduate, exploring areas from cutting-edge prosthetics and regenerative tissue growth to diagnostic devices and optical imaging. 

Through courses and labs, you'll build foundational skills in areas such as biomaterials and tissue engineering, ethics, and computational tools. You can specialize your degree by choosing electives in areas ranging from immunology to biorobotics. 

Our graduates find success in medical equipment design and manufacturing, research and development services, pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing, and a variety of other careers.