Biomedical Engineering and Nursing (BME/BSN) Dual Degree

Our program is the first dual undergraduate degree program in Biomedical Engineering and Nursing in the U.S. The dual format is cost effective as it provides additional clinical knowledge and skills via a holistic nursing approach. During this five-year program, you will not only gain a deep clinical perspective, but you will also solve real clinical problems and learn to develop technologies such as those that:

  • Assist patients and create efficiencies for nurses in the hospital, outpatient and home care arenas.
  • Are lifesaving and cost effective for developing countries.
Amanda Pellegrino shares her story as BME/BSN dual degree 5th year student. She intends to work in a reseach hospital doing cardio vascual and pulminary research.

Program Information

As a biomedical engineer, you will be charged with advancing health care treatment for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Having a health care background with clinical experience, especially in Nursing, can greatly enhance your ability to solve clinical problems. Nurses are in the best position to assess the functional health status and technology needs of patients.

Program Type

Dual Degree




5 years

Required Credit Hours


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How Does the Program Work?

Dual Requirements

You are required to meet program outcomes for both the BME and BSN programs.

Dual Outcomes

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Nursing Recruiter

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