• Overview
  • Technology solutions for living systems.

    Professionals in this field combine their knowledge of biology, chemistry and engineering to address challenges in the environment, our food supply, biomedicine and other areas.

    In this program, you will learn how to solve technological problems in biological systems that involve plants, animals, microorganisms and biological materials. Much of your education takes place in lab, where you might design instruments to measure biological functions, examine interactions between different types of organisms, and much more.

    Students in this program may tailor their studies to prepare for graduate study in biomedicine or environmental engineering.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Like math, biology, chemistry and physics
    • Work well as part of a team
    • Are a creative problem solver
    • Like to design and build new devices and ways of doing things
    • Are interested in biotechnology and/or the environment
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Medical research engineer
    • Quality control engineer
    • Industrial design engineer
    • Project engineer
    • Biological engineer
    • Environmental engineer
    • Design engineer