East Carolina University’s (ECU) Brody School of Medicine, the College of Engineering and Technology, and the workforce training programs provided by Pitt Community College have created a business environment in Pitt County where medical device companies can thrive.
ECU is a doctoral research university with a multidisciplinary approach where life sciences and engineering collaborate and intersect in increasingly innovative ways. An example of this is the MS in biomedical engineering. The goal of this program is to provide a foundation in biomedical engineering expertise and a trained workforce of leaders to support economic development, industry and academia. ECU offers academic programs in engineering, medicine, dentistry, nursing, allied health and business on one campus. Students will be engaged in multidisciplinary research focused on device and equipment design, and the application of innovative, advanced technologies to solve complex problems in the life sciences, medicine and health care industry.