Current Undergraduate

The Department of Biological Engineering offers an undergraduate curriculum that emphasizes quantitative, engineering-based analysis, design, and synthesis in the study of modern biology from the molecular to the systems level. Completion of the curriculum leads to a Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering and prepares students for careers in diverse fields ranging from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries to materials, devices, ecology, and public health. Graduates of the program will be prepared to enter positions in basic research or project-oriented product development as well as graduate school or further professional study. Additional detailed information about the course of study in BE, life as Biological Engineering undergraduate, and career resources for students can be found below.

Please contact the BE Academic Office, Undergraduate Programs at or (617) 452-2465 for more information.