Biomedical Instrumentation Minor

Do you want to provide valuable services related to the medical technology field?
Degree Type Minor
Careers & Salaries Career Outcomes
Delivery On Campus

Modern healthcare relies heavily on a variety of sophisticated biomedical instrumentation (BI) technologies for diagnosis, therapy, and monitoring.

UW-Stout student in a biochemistry lab.

Some BI examples include pacemakers, infusion pumps, the heart-lung machine, dialysis machines, artificial organs, implants, medical imaging systems, artificial limbs, corrective lenses, cochlear implants, prosthesis, and dental implants.

UW-Stout student in an electrical circuits course in a tech ed lab.

BI is a highly interdisciplinary field. With your minor in BI, you will be able to find employment related to your major in many large or small medical device companies where you may take part in design, development, manufacturing, and testing of new technologies.

UW-Stout students in an anatomy and physiology course.

With your unique background, you can provide valuable service related to medical technology to help address operations research, optimization, human factors, and cost analysis. You can also work in marketing and customer service or in clinical settings as a researcher or manager.


Minor Requirements

Minors are defined as either “studies in the discipline” or as “teaching.”