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Biomedical Engineering

Gain interdisciplinary skills spanning engineering and medicine to prepare for in-demand jobs in the biomedical industry, medical school or graduate school.

Biomedical Engineering – B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Minor

The Biomedical Engineering major and minor at Montana State combine engineering with courses like anatomy, physiology and cell biology to prepare students to create new diagnostic devices, prosthetics, pharmaceuticals and more. The programs overlap with pre-med curricula, enabling students to look ahead to medical school while also opening opportunities in the rapidly growing field of biomedical engineering.




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Goldwater Scholars
Montana State is the Top 3 in the West, after Stanford and Cal Tech, in recipients of the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for students in math, science and engineering.

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The Bill Wurst Makerspace
A state-of-the-art facility in MSU's new engineering building includes specialty tools such as 3-D printers for students to prototype their big ideas.

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Top Public University in Montana
According to the Forbes list of America's Top Colleges, Montana State is the No. 1 Public University in the state based on value, post-graduation salary and student experience.




Career Resources

Within their first year of graduation, more than 96% of Montana State graduates are employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment, and career guidance website Zippia consistently ranks MSU as the #1 school in the state where alumni are most likely to land jobs.

Career Coaching & Professional Skills Studio

Professional career coaches help students with their career exploration, employer networking opportunities and job or internship searches. They also critique resumes and help students practice job interviews. Additionally, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success offers free workshops for students to develop the professional communication and collaboration skills that are highly sought after by employers.


Biomedical Engineering students at Montana State University go into careers such as:

  • Biomedicine
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Healthcare
  • Medical Laboratory Science

To explore more career possibilities, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success has a variety of tools available, including self-assessment and working with career coaches.