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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


Biomedical Engineering

Dual Degrees

  • Biomedical engineering/chemical engineering
  • Biomedical engineering/electrical engineering
  • Biomedical engineering/mechanical engineering
  • Biomedical engineering/robotics engineering

Students interested in any of the dual degrees listed above should contact the chairman of the biomedical engineering department or the Dean’s Office for details about the curriculum. 

Why Widener?

biomedical engineering

Pre-Medical Track Option

An integrated four-year pre-medical track is available to prepare students into admission into medical, osteopathic, dental, veterinary, and other health profession schools.

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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.


Maximilian Spencer, a biomedical engineering major talks about his co-op experience at Independence Prosthetics-Orthodontics. The Widener Co-op Program is a great way for eligible students to gain valuable work experience prior to graduation. The flexible program allows students to gain up to one full year of compensated work experience throughout their studies and still graduate within four years.

Potential Careers

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


Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,
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