The Top Five Best Engineering Degrees to Pursue in College



4. Aeronautical Engineering

Aeronautical engineers are some of the highest paid engineers in the country with upwards of 7 percent growth per year. These highly-trained engineers will often find jobs in the U.S. Department of Defense, but the average income is much high in private companies. Many of these jobs focus on the daily maintenance of airplanes, but more advanced training will allow you to transition into research and development.


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5. Biomedical Engineering

Few engineering fields are changing as dramatically as biomedical engineering. The entire landscape of healthcare is evolving faster than ever and organizations are looking for biomedical engineers that can keep up with these changes while working within a close-knit team. Biomedical engineers can install and maintain healthcare equipment or they might be responsible for developing new technology alongside medical doctors.

Companies throughout the world are on the search for talented and driven engineers that will help them adapt to the future as new technology advances at an alarming rate.

  Contributor Lizzie Weakley is a freelance writer from Columbus, Ohio. She went to college at The Ohio State University where she studied communications. She enjoys the outdoors and long walks in the park with her 3-year-old husky Snowball.