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    • School of Engineering

      • Kirkbride Hall
      • tel: 610-499-4037
      • fax: 610-499-4059
    • Patricia Brown

      • Secretary of Biomedical Engineering
      • Kirkbride Hall, Room 269
      • tel: 610-499-4033

Master of Science in Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Why Widener?

biomedical engineering

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Engineering faculty at Widener University conduct research on a wide variety of biomedical engineering topics such as cardiovascular biomechanics, artificial kidney devices, swallowing disorders, suturing mechanics for C-sections, cooling devices for brain surgery, and Alzheimer's disease.

biomedical engineering

A Growing Field

The greater Philadelphia area ranks as the second largest area of employment for biomedical engineers in the nation, and the Interstate 95 corridor from New York to Washington D.C. makes up a major center of the therapeutics and devices industries. The demand for biomedical engineers nationally is expected to grow by 72 percent by 2018.


Potential Careers

  • Pharmaceuticals 
  • Medical devices
  • Medical implants
  • Prosthetics
  • Medical professional (MD, PhD)
  • Intellectual property lawyer