Biomedical Engineering Degree at George Mason University (Mason)

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Biomedical Engineering Degree

The biomedical engineering program at George Mason University prepares students for careers in industrial, health care, academic, and government settings. The program focuses on mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of biological and health systems. Program courses include: integrated biological systems, instrumentation, medical information systems, artificial organs and prostheses, and health management and care delivery. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer biomedical engineering degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Biomedical Engineering Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Mason offers a bachelor's degree program in biomedical engineering.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male11
Female9

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian6
Black1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
White10
Unknown2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Biomedical Engineering program at George Mason University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, architectural and engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 4
    • Average Hourly Rate: $72.89
    • Average Annual Salary: $151610

Biomedical Engineers

Description

Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, biomedical engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 23.1% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 190
    • Average Hourly Rate: $48.29
    • Average Annual Salary: $100440

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Biomedical Engineering Programs in Virginia

Biomedical Engineering programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 100 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biomedical Engineering (B,M,D)

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 79 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biomedical Engineering (B,M,D)

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Biomedical Engineering (B)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biomedical Engineering (M,D)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
68.87%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
71%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
50

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,093