This certificate draws together themes relevant to the study of global biomedical engineering, from cross-cultural competence, international communication, issues facing developing countries, regulatory affairs and quality standards in the U.S. and abroad.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

1. Discuss cross-cultural competence in the biomedical engineering field, considering social, political, and economic differences in areas such as medical device design, regulation, technology transfer, and ethics.

2. Participate in globally focused experience(s) or projects related to the field of biomedical engineering.

3. Describe global, economic, environmental, and societal impacts of engineering solutions.

Effective Fall 2023

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Required Course:
BIOM 304Global Challenges and Collaborations in BME3
Required International Experience (minimum 1 credit):1
Study Abroad--Ecuador: Prosthetics
Independent Study 1
Select a minimum of 5 credits from the following in order to bring the program total credits to 9:5
Gender, Culture, and Health
Global Sustainability and Health
Geography of Global Health
Population Health and Disease Prevention
Spanish for Animal Health and Care Fields
Spanish for Health Care
Intercultural Communication
Program Total Credits:9

Independent Study must be approved with a Global BME focus.