Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering

What is it?

Biological engineering is a science-based engineering discipline that integrates engineering and biological sciences in one curriculum.

Why pursue it at Mizzou?

Gain the knowledge and skills to develop innovative solutions to complex biological challenges and prepare for rewarding career opportunities. Combine foundational coursework with undergraduate research. Take advantage of opportunities to collaborate with the School of Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at Mizzou. Our broad-based curriculum prepares students for careers in three areas:

  • Biomedical Engineering (including pre-medicine)
  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Bioenvironmental Engineering

Potential outcomes


Average starting salary for 2022 Mizzou Engineering biomedical engineering graduates.

In addition to pursuing graduate and medical schools, students go on to work in a variety of industries including:

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Food/Agriculture
  • Government Agencies

Our graduates work for companies such as:

  • Procter & Gamble
  • Pfizer
  • Nestle Purina
  • Medtronic
  • Bayer U.S.
  • Nanova
  • Zeiss
  • bioMerieux
  • Elanco Animal Health
  • Hospitals
  • Government/non-government/non-profit Organizations
  • National Labs

Graduates are also well-prepared to take the Fundamentals of Engineering exam during their senior year, which is the first step toward obtaining a Professional Engineer license.

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