Undergraduate Degree Programs

Bachelor Program

Biomedical Engineering B.S., B.S. with Minor in Management, B.S. Premed Option
Concentrations: Biomechanics, Biomaterials, and Bioimaging/Instrumentation

Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer is one of the oldest BME departments in the nation. For over 40 years, we have produced outstanding academics, industry leaders and research scientists. The department has undergone a rapid expansion over the last few years and plays a leading role in educating the biomedical engineering workforce of the future.

Students pursuing B.S. in Biomedical Engineering can specialize in one of three concentrations: Biomechanics, Biomaterials, or Bioimaging/Instrumentation.

Details can be found in the Undergraduate Handbook or the Course Catalog.

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B.S. with Minor in Management

The Lally School offers undergraduate minor programs for Rensselaer students majoring in biomedical engineering.

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B.S. Premed Option

The biomedical engineering B.S. program allows students to meet the requirements for medical school by taking appropriate classes as electives. More details can be found in the Undergraduate Handbook.

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Accelerated and Interdisciplinary Degree Programs


Biomedical Engineering and Medicine

The Biomedical Engineering Department, in conjunction with Albany Medical College, also offers the Physician Engineer (PE) program in which students are able to earn a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Rensselaer and an M.D. from Albany Medical College.

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Co-Terminal Graduate Degree Program

The Co-terminal Graduate degree program offers Rensselaer undergraduates with strong academic records the opportunity to study for a master’s degree while completing their bachelor’s degree.

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