Ph.D. Biological Engineering
Biomedicine and Environmental Sustainability
Students completing this degree are well prepared to work in a research-oriented position, such as those at national laboratories, industries, or universities.
- Nationally Ranked for Best Value – the only public college in Idaho to be ranked a best value college by Forbes, Money, U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review.
- Highest Mid-Career Salary Earnings of any 4-year public college in Idaho – Payscale
- 87% Graduate with a Job or are enrolled in graduate education – Career Outcomes Survey
- Personalized Attention from nationally and internationally recognized faculty and staff through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship, advising and research collaboration. All faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.
Making Strides in Tissue Engineering
According to the National Institutes of Health, there are more than 16 million reported tendon injuries in the U.S. each year. Research at U of I aims to better understand tendon tissue formation and engineer replacements and regenerative therapies.