Biological Systems Engineering


B.S. in Biological Systems Engineering


ABET Accreditation
The B.S. Degree in Biological Systems Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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Biological Systems Engineering brings engineering to life—by working with living systems using engineering, biology, and mathematics to improve peoples' lives and our world.

This major leads to rewarding careers in Biomedical Engineering, Bioenergy & Food Engineering, and Environmental and Water Resources Engineering. We provide students with a broad, flexible engineering background with a biological emphasis. A high percentage of graduates go to work immediately in well-paid positions. Many of our students go on to professional careers in engineering, law, medicine, food research, and academia.


Emphasis Areas
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Medical Imaging, surgical tool design, tissue engineering, prosthetic design, and rehabilitation engineering are just a few of the emerging fields in this specialty.
Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
Learn about nonpoint source pollution, restoring streams, lakes, and wetlands, and how water resources engineering plays a role in sustaining our environment.
Bioenergy and Food Engineering
Bioenergy and Food Engineering
Discover new possibilities for bioproducts and bioenergy: from biodiesel and ethanol to new uses for grain by-products as well as improving food safety and quality.

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