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Biomedical Engineering Technology Career Education in Plano, TX

There are two schools within 20 miles of Plano that have biomedical engineering technology-related programs. Read an overview for these schools' programs, requirements and admission info and find out which school is right for you.

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Plano, TX, Biomedical Engineering Technology Studies

There aren't any schools in Plano that offer biomedical engineering technology programs, but there are several that have alternatives in biomedical engineering and biomedical technology at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This article looks at programs at two schools within 25 minutes of Plano. Prospective students can also refer to a table of important information about these schools, such as tuition, size and acceptance rates.

  • The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson is roughly six miles southwest of Plano and offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in biomedical engineering.
  • At Collin College, which is located in McKinney about 12 miles north of Plano, students can earn a certificate in biomedical technology.

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Comparison of Schools

Students need to consider a variety of factors when choosing a school. The following table puts important information in one place for easy reference.

University of Texas at Dallas Collin College
School Type 4-year; public 2-year; public
Total Enrollment (2014) 23,095* 27,991*
Campus Setting Small city Midsize suburb
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2015-2016) $10,864 in-state; $26,894 out-of-state* $1,174 in-district; $2,344 in-state; $4,144 out-of-state*
% of First-Year Students Receiving Any Form of Aid (2014) 84%* 38%*
Acceptance Rate (2014) 62%* N/A - Open admissions
Retention Rate (2013-2014) 86% for full-time students; 68% for part-time students* 66% for full-time students; 52% for part-time students*
Graduation Rate (graduating within 150% of normal time) 71% (16% transfer-out rate) (beginning in 2008)* 11% (36% transfer-out rate) (beginning in 2011)*

Source: *NCES College Navigator

University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas offers biomedical engineering instruction through the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. This school awards degrees in electrical, mechanical, computer and telecommunications engineering. The school also oversees research projects that cover bioengineering, organic electronics, nanotechnology and biosensors.

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Undergraduate students take courses in physics, chemistry, differential equations and calculus in preparation for further study in biomedical engineering. The core of this program explores biomedical system design, engineering physiology, electrical circuits and biomechanics. Students examine how the human body functions, as well as how to apply engineering principles to solve design problems in biomedical engineering. A fast-track program is open to qualified students interested in pursuing both the B.S. and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering.

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

This graduate program trains students to address advanced biomedical technology issues related to life science and engineering branches. It's designed for students with a 4-year degree in a field of engineering or science. Students can complete a thesis or non-thesis track.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Biomedical Engineering

Ph.D. students usually enter this program with a master's degree in engineering or a natural science. The program is focused on research and investigative methods in biomedical engineering. In this program, students can expect to complete a unique research project that contributes to the discipline.

Collin College

Collin College offers certificate and associate's degree programs for students looking to enter the workforce or continue their study at 4-year college or university. Students can also pursue programs in biology, electronic engineering technology and industrial engineering.

Biotechnology Certificate

This 27-28 hour certificate helps students qualify for entry-level jobs at industrial labs or in biological research. Students learn through coursework that explores genetics and cell culture techniques. The program also requires that students complete an internship experience as a biotechnology lab technician or a biology technician.

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