Overview

Many biomedical engineers, particularly those in research labs, need a graduate degree. The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides students and practicing engineers with the theoretical and practical experience needed to succeed.

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Learning Goals

After completing your degree, you will be able to:

  • Develop and utilize the fundamentals of cutting-edge BME technologies
  • Exhibit a broad understanding of existing BME research fields
  • Demonstrate leadership in team-based multidisciplinary collaborations
  • Design, conduct and present a BME research project
  • Gain and apply knowledge in advanced BME topics and related laboratory techniques
  • Display appropriate professional behavior and principles of ethical conduct
  • Obtain technical knowledge and experience in engineering management, marketing and other entrepreneurial activities relevant to BME

Careers and Salaries

Tracks & Specializations

The Professional Track is for engineers currently practicing in the biomedical industry and students interested in pursuing a management career in biomedical industry. A student shall complete 27 credit hours of course work and a 3 credit hour capstone project.

The Research Track is geared to prepare graduates for further graduate study or a career in biomedical research. A student shall complete a minimum of 30 credit hours. This includes a minimum of 24 hours of course work (15 credits of electives in specialty areas, 6 credits of mathematics core courses, 3 credits of life science elective), one semester of the Biomedical Engineering Seminar, and 6 semester credit hours of Master’s Thesis or 3 credit hours of Master’s Project.

The Orthotics and Prosthetics Track will provide comprehensive training for students in life-science areas, including anatomy, kinesiology, pathology, and normal pathological gait. In addition, it will provide extensive engineering training in biomechanics, material science, and the fabrication and evaluation processes of orthotic and prosthetic devices, as well as research skills.

Courses

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Requirements

Please review the admission requirements and the graduation requirements below and contact an advisor if you need more information.

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