Greetings from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at California State University, Long Beach!
We take immense pride in offering one of the select standalone bachelor’s degree programs in biomedical engineering within the California State University system.
Our comprehensive curriculum equips our students with the essential skills and knowledge to excel in the rapidly evolving field of biomedical engineering. It encompasses a broad range of topics, including biomechanics, biomaterials, biomedical signals and systems, bioinstrumentation, bioinformatics and computational biomedicine, as well as biotechnology regulations and compliance.
Whether your goal is to innovate in industry, pursue advanced studies in graduate school, or transition into medical school, our dedicated faculty are here to support your path. We are committed to providing a high-quality education at an affordable cost. Our students gain hands-on learning and undergraduate research opportunities in our state-of-the-art laboratories. We also foster a supportive community that encourages prosperity and success.
Since our establishment in Fall 2017, we have witnessed impressive growth. Our student population has grown from 80 in 2017 to 300 in 2023. We take pride in our diverse student body (50% female, 40% ethnically under-represented) and faculty body (66% female, 25% ethnically under-represented).
Our alumni have found opportunities at leading companies like Abbott, Medtronic, and Applied Medical. Many have been admitted to prestigious Master/PhD programs at universities like UC-Berkeley, UCI, and UCSD. Within 6 months after graduation, 55% of our alumni secure a job in industry while 30% secure admission to graduate programs.
We look forward to continuing this journey of growth and achievement together.
Consistent with both the missions of California State University, Long Beach and the College of Engineering, the mission of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at CSULB is to serve the university, and the broader academic and non-academic communities through education, research, and scholarly activities in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment.
Embark on an Exciting Journey with the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering at California State University, Long Beach. Our program equips you with the essential skills and knowledge to excel in the rapidly evolving field of biomedical engineering. Whether your goal is to innovate in industry, pursue advanced studies in graduate school, or transition into medical school, our comprehensive curriculum and dedicated faculty are here to support your path.
- Bachelor's of Science in Biomedical Engineering (Pre-med option starting Fall 2025)
- Master's in Biomedical Engineering (Fall 2026)
- Master's of Science in Engineering (Interdisciplinary)
- PhD in Engineering and Computational Mathematics