Why study engineering at UAB?

UAB’s School of Engineering combines forces with medicine and sustainability to give you an edge on the competition for internships and jobs. Since the majority of engineering degree programs are STEM-designated, you can apply for the OPT extension to work in the US after you graduate. Hybrid degree focuses like biomedical engineering demonstrate how you can take two in-demand interests to form a program and later, a career that opens up more employment options.

  • UAB's biomedical engineering program has resources from the school of engineering and the school of medicine to fully prepare you to take on local and global health crises
  • UAB engineering is involved in cutting-edge research in the fields of electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, materials engineering and civil engineering.
  • Employers of UAB graduates include leaders in technology like Apple,Boeing, Google, IBM, Intel and Microsoft.

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