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ABET Bioengineering

ABET Bioengineering


ABET LogoThe University of Missouri program in Biological Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

BE Program Educational Objectives

The undergraduate program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Engineering (BE), producing graduates who will, within 3-5 years:

  • Show proficiency in quantitative analysis, engineering design and development
  • Interact effectively with life science and other professionals
  • Leverage principles of biological and engineering sciences for the design and development of innovative systems
  • Demonstrate leadership and professionalism as they continually add value to their chosen field of endeavor
  • Succeed in advanced study in engineering, medicine or other fields, if pursued

BE Student Outcomes

Students from the BE program will attain (by the time of graduation):

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. An ability to communicate effectively
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  12. An ability to integrate engineering and biological sciences to develop systems and processes for improved health, bio-resource utilization, and environmental protection

BE Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Academic Year Enrollment Awarded Degrees
2016-2017 212 72
2015-2016 222 82
2014-2015 284 65
2013-2014 310 43
2012-2013 269 47
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