About Us

Mission Statements

Biomedical Engineering Department Mission Statement

The mission of the department is to be a recognized leader in translational biomedical research, to provide hands-on education focused on solving real world biomedical problems, and to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in the service of human well being.

College of Engineering Mission Statement

The college mission is to enable our students to become socially responsible engineers and leaders in Silicon Valley and beyond through an accessible, world-class education.

San José State University Mission Statement

To enrich the lives of its students, to transmit knowledge to its students along with the necessary skills for applying it in the service of our society, and to expand the base of knowledge through research and scholarship.


The San Francisco Bay Area is home to more than 1,100 biomedical engineering companies, with more than 600 of them reported to be in manufacturing. In addition to the large multinational companies, there are numerous small start-up companies and mid-sized companies with 100 to 200 employees.

Please contact the SJSU Career Center for further information on resume writing and interviewing workshops, and searching for appropriate career pathways. You can also search for full-time, part-time and internship opportunities on SJSU Handshake.

The companies at which our BME graduates are working include:

Spartan Micro, Intuitive Surgicial, InCube Labs, Think Surgical, Phoenix Deventures, DSA, Varian Medical Systems, TE Connectivity, Cepheid, Steri-Tek, Cordis/Cardinal Health, Avinger Inc, Cruise, Abbott, Duke Empirical, Raymond Handling Concepts, Boston Scientific, SilkRoad Medical, Confluent Medical Technologies, Embolx, Lumileds, Nevro, Shockwave Medical, Transcriptic, Complete Genomics, Stryker Neurovascular, Pulse Systems, Theravance Biopharma, FARAPULSE Inc., Cordis, Eurofins Lancaster Lab PSS, Purigen Biosystems, Bayer, Western Digital, UserWise Inc., Stryker Endoscopy, VENITI, Inc., Fibralign Corp., GE Healthcare, Nordson MEDICAL, etc.