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How is the job prospect for biomedical engineers?

I am currently a high school senior and I am planning on attending Ohio State, and majoring in biomedical engineering. I was wondering whether biomedical engineering has a good job prospect over the next 5 to 10 years. Also do most biomedical engineers complete graduate school prior to entering the job market? Does anyone know if Ohio State's biomedical engineering program is prestigious, because it is a new major, yet I am unsure whether it is prestigious.

Asked By: killerjerk44 - 4/27/2009
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Biomedical engineers are expected to have 21 percent employment growth over the next decade, much faster than the average for all occupations. The aging of the population and the focus on health issues will drive demand for better medical devices and equipment designed by biomedical engineers... More
Answered By: lordreith - 4/27/2009
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Biomedical Engineering is a great field. It is a growth field and is one of the most recession proof areas of the economy. It is particularly a good field if you go into the higher end of business which is about designing, making and delivering medical device technology. For example, pacemakers, catheters, stents... More
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