What are the advantages and disadvantage of earning a degree in Biochemical Engineering before medical school?
I want to attend medical school, and I was hoping to earn my bachelor's in Biochemical Engineering. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this degree?
Asked By: SweetLuv - 12/4/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Advantage: with an engineering degree, you can earn lots of money even before you graduate (most engineering intern is pay low ave of 12 / hr, median range 16-17 / hr, high 21+ an hour, so cal average, this is about 45k per year without an degree.) the average bio engineer starting salary are around. low 60 to mid 70 k... More
Answered By: wu_dot_com - 12/4/2008
Additional Answers (1)
The biggest advantage will be the preparation. Engineering school forces you to develop very good study/HW habits, and this will carry on to the rigors of med school. A biochemical engineering program should provide you with all or most of the premed you need, but you may end up needing an extra course or two along... More
Answered By: Adam W - 12/4/2008
(89) Local Jobs Paying $19-$97 Per Hour- Available Today. Apply Now!
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr No Experience Needed! Get Started.
New job opportunities added daily. Search & apply for DC jobs now.
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.