- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Program Delivery: Online
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: May, June
- Session Length: Two Weeks, Four Weeks
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: STEM
- Sub-Categories: Bio Technology, Engineering, Healthcare
- Selective: No
- Ages: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
- Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
- Credit Awarded: No
If you have a passion for a certain subject and would like to explore it before college, here is your chance to do so—with one of the world's leading research universities. The Rochester Pre-College Online Program offers courses designed for high school students ages 13 and up. Each course features engaging video by Rochester faculty and access to mentors. The program is available year-round, and the online format lets you study anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.
Artificial limbs and implantable devices, diagnostic screening equipment and technical advances to solve health problems — these are all made possible by Biomedical Engineering. This online course teaches you how to marry the techniques of engineering to biology and medicine. Identify the stages of engineering design, how to measure, collect and display data, and delve into topics around medical innovation. If you’re interested in a future in engineering or healthcare, this course is for you.
Topics covered in this course offer a good background for potential careers in fields related to biomedical engineering — Biomaterials Developer, Manufacturing Engineer, Physician, Orthopedic Surgeon, Independent Consultant, Biomedical Scientist/Researcher or Rehabilitation Engineer.