Biomedical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

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Departmental Overview

Faculty & Staff

  • Total fifty-two full-time faculty members, affiliated with eleven departments in four colleges
  • Thirty-five adjunct faculty members, among them many physicians, who teach courses and facilitate clinical exposure opportunities
  • Seven department staff members in addition to the Department Head and Associate Heads for managing administrative matters, and multiple staff members shared with other departments



Education Programs

  • B.S. in Biomedical Engineering as an Additional Major
  • Minor in Biomedical Engineering
  • M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, traditional Research Option
  • M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, accelerated Practicum Option
  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering

Student Body

  • Approximately 230 undergraduate majors
  • Approximately 30 undergraduate minors
  • Approximately 60 M.S. students
  • Approximately 40 Ph.D. stduents