Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

What is it?

Biomedical engineering is a science-based engineering discipline that applies the principles of engineering and technology to the medical field.

Why pursue it at Mizzou?

Contribute to the development of medical technologies and healthcare delivery systems and use your knowledge to impact lives through policy. Take advantage of undergraduate research opportunities collaborating with medical, agricultural and veterinary medicine programs at Mizzou. Our broad-based curriculum prepares students for careers in traditional engineering, as well as medicine, veterinary medicine, law, health care, policy and academics through tracks in four specific areas:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomedical Imaging & Instrumentation
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics

Potential outcomes


Average starting salary for 2022 Mizzou Engineering biomedical engineering graduates.

In addition to pursuing graduate or medical school, biomedical engineering students go on to work in a variety of industries, including:

  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biomechanics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Policy
  • Academia

Our graduates work for companies such as:

  • Procter & Gamble
  • Pfizer
  • Purina
  • Monsanto
  • Bayer
  • Eurofins
  • General Electric
  • Biomerieux
  • Oracle Cerner
  • Cargill
  • Kellogg’s
  • Medtronic
  • Conagra

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. Many students also take the MCTA, the LSAT and the GRE in preparation for graduate or professional studies.

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