The biomedical engineering field is growing rapidly. CNNMoney ranks biomedical engineering in the top 10 jobs concerning great pay and growth prospects. The biomedical engineering profession has a 72 percent, 10-year job growth forecast.
Electing to graduate with a major in biomedical engineering opens the door to an ever-growing amount of job opportunities, fusing the medical and engineering worlds in order to increase the quality of life all over the planet.
A number of companies have hired our undergraduate and graduate students and are actively engaged with the department.
These job opportunities are most commonly found in fields such as cellular, tissue, genetic, clinical, and rehabilitation engineering. Additionally, there are opportunities within the fields of bioinstrumentation, biomaterials, biomechanics, drug design and delivery, medical imaging, orthopedic surgery, pharmaceuticals, and systems physiology.
As an undergraduate biomedical engineering major at The University of Texas at Austin, you will have the opportunity to learn about each area and discover the field you are most passionate about. Roughly one-third of graduates from the undergraduate biomedical engineering program go into industry, one-third go to medical school, and one-third go to graduate school or professional degree program in fields such as law, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine.