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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering

Prepare to create new medical devices, promote cutting-edge biotechnologies, and examine methods supporting a healthy life.

The University of Mississippi Biomedical Engineering program prepares students for the interdisciplinary world of biomedicine and technology. Students choose a track in Biomolecular Engineering, Biomedical Systems Engineering, or Bioinformatics.

Key Benefits

The Biomedical Engineering program allows student to partner with the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Students also work with the University of Mississippi's world-class School of Pharmacy and Centers for Physical Acoustics and Natural Products to help create a dynamic educational experience.

Graduate Outcomes

Graduates of the program can enter careers in medical device design, biotech, pharmaceutical research and sales, and telemedicine. Biomedical engineering provides the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.).

Experiences Offered

Biomedical Engineering students can capitalize on internship experiences, as well as participate in undergraduate research projects.

Specializations

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering Faculty

Biomedical Engineering draws its strength inside and outside the classroom from a dynamic faculty, whose diverse interests and experiences serve our students and surrounding communities.

Dwight Ernest Waddell
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, ACADEMIC PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, AND RESEARCH ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF HEALTH, EXERCISE SCIENCE & RECREATIONAL MANAGEMENT
Glenn Walker
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
NIKKI REINEMANN
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Thomas Anthony Werfel
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Adam Eugene Smith
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND ACADEMIC DIRECTOR OF GENERAL ENGINEERING
Dave Puleo
DEAN OF SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND PROFESSOR OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Additional requirements for all Biomedical Engineering Tracks include:

Sem Hours Category Courses
9 Math Math 263, 264 and 353
24 Natural (laboratory) Sciences Chem 105, 106, 115, 116, 221, 225; Bisc 160, 161; and Phys 211, 212,221, 222
36 Biomedical Engineering Core Csci 251, Ch E 307,Ch E 308, El E 313,El E 314, BME 461, BME 462, Engr 310, Engr 360, El E 331, Engr 400, BME 200, BME 322, BME 333, BME 444, BME 461, and BME 461
In addition to the major course requirements, students must complete the requirements for an emphasis area, each with its own specific requirements.

Freshmen may directly enroll in biomedical engineering with an ACT Math score of at least 25 (or SAT equiv) and 3.0 high school core GPA. Students transferring into the program from other majors or other institutions must have 2.25 cumulative GPA and 25 ACT Math score or B in MATH 125 or higher math class.

Chris Patterson

Chris Patterson (BSME '01) is currently the Director of Marketing for the Thoracolumbar Degenerative Therapy Group at Medtronic Spinal in Memphis, TN. He is responsible for global strategy, pipeline development and commercialization of degenerative spinal therapies.

Student Organizations

Students are encouraged to join an active Ole Miss Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) student chapter.