Biomedical Engineering Degree at University of Iowa (Iowa)

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Biomedical Engineering Degree

The biomedical engineering program at University of Iowa prepares students for careers in industrial, health care, academic, and government settings. The program focuses on mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of biological and health systems. Program courses include: integrated biological systems, instrumentation, medical information systems, artificial organs and prostheses, and health management and care delivery. Get more details below including other Iowa colleges that offer biomedical engineering degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Biomedical Engineering Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Iowa has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2014)

Bachelor's Degree69
Master's Degree15
Doctorate Degree7

Students by Gender (2014)


Students by Race (2014)


Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Biomedical Engineering program at Iowa, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Engineering Managers


Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Iowa City, IA
    • Total Employment: 40
    • Average Hourly Rate: $55.33
    • Average Annual Salary: $115,090

Biomedical Engineers


Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, biomedical engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 61.7% from 2010 to 2020

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Biomedical Engineering Programs in Iowa

Biomedical Engineering programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Dordt College

Sioux Center, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College


  • Biomedical Engineering (B)

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