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Biomedical Technology Minor

Minor in Biomedical Technology

The Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences, in cooperation with Francis College of Engineering and Kennedy College of Sciences, offer an interdisciplinary minor in Biomedical Technology. Students completing the Biomedical Technology minor will be well prepared to pursue graduate studies in the distinctive Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology program.

The minor consists of at least 20 credits with required 14 credits in biology, physiology, statistics, and biomedical engineering. In addition, at least 6 credits of upper division courses are required as technical electives.

Required Courses (14 credits)

Biology (choose one)

Physiology & Anatomy (choose one)

Statistics (choose one)

Biomedical Engineering

  • BMBT.5000 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology2

Elective Courses (6 credits)

Two courses2/3 from a selected list which is approved by the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences, Francis College of Engineering and Kennedy College of Sciences. This can be chosen based on the specialization, or track.

Assistive Technology




Biophysics and Biotechnology





Medical Devices

Medical Imaging

Molecular Biotechnology

1Recommended courses but alternate courses may be substituted as appropriate.

2Undergraduate students may be limited in the number of graduate courses they are able to take.

3All pre-requisites must be satisfied and that a student must present at least 9 credits of coursework that come from outside of all the student’s majors.

Note: additional courses may be added by each college to their list of elective courses.

For more information, contact program coordinator Thomas Wilson.