Biomedical Engineering (B.S.)/Chemical Engineering (M.A.S.)

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Illinois Tech’s Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering/Master of Chemical Engineering accelerated master's degree program allows students the opportunity to pursue advanced studies in chemical engineering while completing both degrees in as few as five years.

Our undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering involves research and development that combines medical and biological sciences for the advancement of all health care disciplines. In this program, students will also gain in-depth knowledge of the newest chemical engineering topics and will be prepared to make significant contributions in areas of high-impact innovation within health care and the biotechnology.

Coursework for this degree program may include thermodynamics, chemical reactions engineering, and biofluid mechanics.

Program Overview

In this program students will integrate biomedical engineering studies with the newest and most important chemical engineering topics. Gain in-depth knowledge of medical and biological sciences to make significant contributions in areas of high-impact innovation within health care and biotechnology.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering/Master of Chemical Engineering accelerated master's degree program will prepare you for such careers as:

  • Chemical engineer
  • Supplier quality engineer
  • Process engineer, research and development

Program requirements are outlined in the undergraduate and graduate course bulletins.

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Students applying to the Accelerated Master’s Program must have completed at least 60 credit hours with at least one full semester (12 credit hours) of applicable undergraduate study at the university.

Students must be at least one full-time semester (12 credit hours) away from undergraduate degree completion in order to apply.

Applicants are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0; however, please consult individual departments for specific minimum GPA requirements.