Academic Programs - Department of Bioengineering

Today's Bioengineers operate at the intersection of engineering, technology, medicine and science to produce tomorrow's inclusive technologies. There are over one billion people with disabilities or aging into disabilities worldwide. This number will double by 2050, creating exponential employment opportunities for professionals with advanced training in inclusive and assistive technologies.

The Department of Bioengineering offers undergraduate and graduate coursework focused on research, design and engineering of technology solutions for health, independence, engagement and participation for people of all abilities. Classroom education is paired with hands-on clinical, research and engineering opportunities.

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Bioengineering BS

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Bioengineering MS

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Bioengineering PhD

Assistive Technology Track - Course Information

Professional Development

The Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering (CIDE) offers an array of professional development opportunities for assistive technology (AT) service providers, schools, businesses, families, and anyone looking to expand their knowledge on AT solutions. We provide professional development in many formats including:

  • Conference presentations
  • Community speaking engagements
  • Online training
  • Seminars and workshops
  • Webinars

Sample topics include:

  • Accessible Information and Communication Technology
  • Documents and materials accessibility
  • Assistive Technology Solutions
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Wheelchair Seating and Mobility
  • Nighttime positioning
  • Early Intervention
  • Computer and Mobile Device Access
  • Home Automation
  • Emergency Preparation, and more.

Our training can be customized based on your needs and unique circumstances.

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