Texas Tech University

Healthcare Engineering


Healthcare is the largest and fastest-growing industry in the U.S. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, wage and salary employment in the healthcare industry is projected to increase twice as fast as all industries combined through 2016. Healthcare Engineering research at Texas Tech is overseen by Dr. Ming Chyu, professor of mechanical engineering.

Research Projects

Master of Engineering - Healthcare Engineering

As a part of the college's Master of Engineering program, the Healthcare Engineering Option is available for engineers who are interested in applying the principles of engineering, health sciences, and business administration to effectively manage the physical, technological, and supports services of healthcare facilities.

With a strong engineering college, a comprehensive health sciences center with hospital facilities, and a quality business college all on the same campus, Texas Tech University is one of the first institutions offering a degree option in Healthcare Engineering. For more information, visit www.coe.ttu.edu/healthcare