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Biological/Biomedical Engineering




Other/Related Variations

·       Biological & Ecological Engineering

·       Biological & Environmental Engineering

·       Bioenvironmental Engineering



Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)




Application of engineering principles to design and analyze biological systems to develop solutions to issues related to the environment, health, food, energy, and sustainability. Curriculum involves preparing students to develop new techniques and processes to work with living systems.


Coursework may cover the following areas: Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Statistics, Instrumentation, Design and Evaluation of Conservation Systems, Engineering Analysis





·       Business/industry

·       Design and Installation

·       Design and Operation

·       Development and Operation

·       Environmental

·       Machinery Systems

·       Marketing and Technical Support

·       Natural Resources

·       Research & Development



Potential Career Paths


·       Automation Coordinator/Technician

·       Logistics and Supply Chain Management

·       Marketing Specialist

·       Operations Manager

·       Production Manager

·       R & D Technician

·       Sales Representative



Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Additional certifications available

·       Hands-on experience with designing/analyzing processes or systems

·       Internship or work experience related to engineering, research, marketing, sales, etc.

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