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  • BME Program Educational Outcomes

    Educational Outcomes for the UVA BME Undergraduate Program

    • Define and apply mathematical, computational, and engineering foundations.
    • Integrate physical and life science, mathematical, computational, and engineering principles toward BME-specific applications.
    • Define and perform the engineering design process
    • Define and perform fundamental steps in the research process
    • Analyze, visualize, and interpret data
    • Measure and perturb biological and biomedical systems
    • Develop strategies to continuously acquire contemporary concepts and skills
    • Function on a team where members together provide leadership, create a collaborative & inclusive environment, and effect goals, tasks, and objectives
    • Communicate science and engineering concepts and results to a variety of audiences
    • Recognize ethical principles in biomedical applications
    • Identify relevant aspects of the governmental regulatory process
    • Demonstrate awareness of inclusivity, equity, and empathy in research and design
  • BME Program Educational Objectives

    The Program Educational Objectives for the Undergraduate Program in BME reflect not only the breadth and biological skills expected of this discipline, but the principles of free inquiry, ethical conduct, creativity, and continuous personal growth.

    BME Program Educational Objectives

    • Graduates draw upon their biomedical engineering foundations to perform experimental measurement, quantitative analysis, and engineering design.
    • Graduates use tools and methods at the current state-of-the-art in biomedical engineering.
    • Graduates apply problem solving abilities and multidisciplinary perspectives to understand and advance scientific discoveries and technological innovations.
    • Graduates act to improve human health.
    • Graduates exhibit intellectual curiosity, creativity, leadership and continuous personal growth.

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Licensure Disclosure

As a member of the State Authorizations Reciprocity Agreement, the University of Virginia (UVA) is authorized to provide curriculum in a distance learning environment to students located in all states in the United States except for California. (34 CFR 668.43(a)(6)& 34 CFR 668.72(n)).

Upon completion of an engineering degree program which prepares graduates for licensure or certification, graduates may be eligible for initial professional licensure in another U.S. state by applying to the licensing board or agency in that state. Please visit the University’s state authorization web pages to make an informed decision regarding which states’ educational requirements for initial licensure are met by this program. (668.43(a)(5) (v)(A) - (C))

Enrolled students who change their current (or mailing) address to a state other than Virginia should update this information immediately in the Student Information System as it may impact their ability to complete internship, practicum, or clinical hours, use Title IV funds, or meet licensure or certification requirements in the new state. (34 CFR 668.402).