Biosystems Engineering

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WHAT
DOES AN BE DEGREE HELP ME DO?
  • Plan and establish sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts or products and to promote efficient utilization. 
  • Design and develop medical diagnostic and clinical instrumentation, equipment, and procedures, using the principles of engineering and biobehavioral sciences.
  • Teach biomedical engineering or disseminate knowledge about the field through writing or consulting.
  • Research new materials to be used for products, such as implanted artificial organs.
  • Develop models or computer simulations of human biobehavioral systems to obtain data for measuring or controlling life processes.

*information pulled from ONET

WHAT ARE THE SKILLS I NEED TO LEARN?

Minitab, The MathWorks MATLAB, CAD Software, Microsoft Visual Basic, Medical Software, Development Environment Software (for a more complete list visit onet.com)

WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS MAJOR? Check out this document for a quick overview of possible career paths. 
WHAT'S THE CURRICULUM LIKE?

Click here to learn more about MSU's Biosystem Engineering curriculum. 

OCCUPATION & PROFILE DESCRIPTIONS

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KEY MSU OUTCOMES

 

88% Placed

84% Employed

4% Grad School

27 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded

92.59% Knowledge Rate
(The percentage of grads for whom MSU has verifiable information)

  

   JOB OUTLOOK

For more detailed statistics on this career check out the Bureau of Labor

2015 Median Pay - $86,220 per year ($41.45 per hour)
Typical Entry Level Education - Bachelor's Degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation - None
On-the-Job Training - None
Number of Jobs (2014) - 22,100
Job Outlook (2014-24) - 23% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change (2014-24) - 5,100


*stats from the Bureau of Labor