Six Reasons to Get Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering From Fairfield University

Six Reasons to Get Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering From Fairfield University

Are you a recent graduate or working professional looking to break into the biomedical field? If so, the School of Engineering’s Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering is designed for you.

1.  It's Offered as a Five-Year Degree

The program is offered as a 4+1 bachelor-to-master’s program, which will allow students to pursue a biomedical engineering master’s degree in an accelerated format.

2.  There is a High Demand for Biomedical Engineers

Employment opportunities for biomedical engineers are on the rise in the state of Connecticut and nationally. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of biomedical engineers is projected to grow 6% from 2020- 2030 with 1,400 openings projected each year. Biomedical Engineers with a graduate degree are needed more than ever due to the growing demand for novel medical devices and healthcare solutions.

3.  You Can Make an Impact in Your Community

The program prepares graduates to become biomedical engineers who are leaders in the profession. Biomedical engineers apply a diverse skillset to create solutions to continuing worldwide health issues, accelerate efficiency, and expand options as to how patients are treated.

4.  You Can Work in a Variety of Settings

Graduates from the program are prepared to work in a range of industries from medical devices, to biotechnology, to biomechanical, and pharmaceutical companies.

5.  A GRE Isn't Required

Yes, you read that right. Students can apply without having to take the GRE exam. Just one more reason to apply today.

6.  We are located in the Northeast Life-Science Corridor

Located in the middle of a thriving life-science corridor in the Northeast, the University is well-positioned for students interested in securing internships — and full-time employment after graduation — at a variety of biomedical companies.

Last Modified: 08-16-2022 01:30 PM

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