Within each degree program, students can choose between a thesis track (ideal for students who may want to continue on for a PhD after completing the master’s) and a non-thesis track.
A master’s degree in bioengineering from UIC prepares you for a wide range of career paths in the biomedical field, including:
- Researchers in academic, industry, or government laboratories
- Researchers in medical schools and hospitals
- Research and development positions at companies
- Entrepreneurship in bioengineering
Get acquainted with UIC’s master’s degree offerings in bioengineering and bioinformatics in our MS programs overview booklet (PDF).