Why Illinois

The Master of Engineering in Bioengineering program builds upon the strengths of the College of Engineering and the College of Business at the University of Illinois.

Bardeen Quad with Engineering Hall in background.
Bardeen Quad with Engineering Hall in background

The College of Engineering at Illinois is a top-5 institution with world-renowned faculty, research programs, and curriculum in the fields of biosensors, biomedical imaging, point-of-care diagnostics, computational genomics, bioinformatics, and many others. The college is comprised of distinguished faculty innovators in these areas, with extensive industry contacts through a vast network of over 20,000 living alumni, an industry affiliate program, and close connections with medical research institutions.

Atrium at the Business Instructional Facility.
Atrium at the Business Instructional Facility

The College of Business at Illinois is among the top institutions for technology management. Faculty members from the College contribute their expertise to the Master of Engineering in Bioengineering program by developing course modules that are specifically tailored to enable students to gain skills needed in industry.

The University of Illinois is also home to the Technology Entrepreneurship Center, which sponsors coursework, workshops, and competitions that foster an open environment of technical innovation aimed at market success through the involvement of investors, industry mentors, and legal experts.