Jobs are growing faster than average in the bioengineering field. More than 60% of UToledo bioengineering students move directly into the biomedical industry after graduation. The remainder pursues graduate or medical school.
The University of Toledo offers the longest-standing, accredited bioengineering program at a public university in Ohio.
Biology is the study of living organisms. Engineers design and create machines or systems to solve problems. Combine the two, and you get bioengineering.
Bioengineers apply engineering techniques to improve the human condition and solve problems in biology, medicine, health care and other fields.
Examples of bioengineering projects include:
The number of jobs in the bioengineering field has exploded. Employers love UToledo bioengineering graduates for their breadth of knowledge and hands-on co-op and laboratory experience.
Bioengineering is one of the most female-friendly engineering careers — more than 40% of bioengineers are women.
More than 60% of UToledo graduates find work in the biomedical industry. They work for such employers as:
The remainder of our graduates enter medical school or graduate school in engineering, business, law and other fields.
UToledo bioengineering graduates have:
UToledo is one of the only engineering programs nationwide to require co-ops. Engineering students must work for three semesters in the bioengineering field. A full-time staff member assists students in finding paid placements around the country and the world. Bioengineering students have worked at top orthopedic and medical device companies, in addition to well-known medical centers.
UToledo’s Department of Bioengineering is home to some of the best research programs and state-of-the-art laboratories in areas such as: