Biomedical Engineering

Lead innovation in biomedical engineering

You want to be at the forefront of medical technological advancements that are shaping the future. As a biomedical engineer with a Master’s degree, you will help lead the way by developing biomedical devices, procedures and innovative solutions.

Be prepared to change the world and improve the life expectancy and quality of life of the next generation and beyond. We can help you get there.

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The Master's in Biomedical Engineering program offers:

  • Flexible 32-credit MS-BME program coursework to accommodate your need as a working professional or full-time student to help you meet your goals in biomedical engineering.
  • Unparalleled access to cutting-edge research facilities, collaborating alongside accomplished faculty who are leaders in the BME field.
  • Opportunities to develop advanced skills to conduct research and engineering design for academia, government and various industries related to human health.
  • A solid foundation for you to pursue a PhD or professional medical education.

Program Information

This is a dynamic 32-credit program that offers both thesis and non-thesis options, providing students with a comprehensive education and specialized expertise in Biomedical Engineering.



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Hear From An Alum

Courtney Battles in BME lab

"The Biomedical Engineering program fosters an environment in which I am motivated to push myself to achieve greater success than I imagined. I couldn't ask for a better program to prepare me for the future and to reach my dreams."

Courtney Battles BME Class of 2019

Prepared For Anything

By successfully completing this program, students will:

  1. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of biomedical engineering, showcasing a breadth of knowledge in the field.
  2. Develop specialized expertise in a specific area of biomedical engineering through rigorous coursework or research.
  3. Acquire proficiency in utilizing state-of-the-art engineering tools, techniques, and skills necessary for real-world engineering practice.
  4. Display an awareness of contemporary ethical questions and the ability to engage with critical issues in biomedical engineering.
  5. For students opting for the thesis option, gain invaluable research experience that leads to publishable work, contributing to the body of knowledge in the field.

Embark on this transformative journey and emerge as a highly skilled and sought-after professional in the exciting realm of biomedical engineering.

Course Offerings

General Overview

The Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Engineering offers a comprehensive 32-credit program, allowing students to choose between a thesis or non-thesis track. The thesis option provides valuable research experience and the opportunity to produce publishable work. The curriculum comprises a biomedical engineering core (15 credits), approved electives (9 credits), one ethics course (3 credits), and two seminars (1 credit each). Thesis students engage in 6 credits of research, while non-thesis students take an additional 6 credits in electives. 

Suggested Courses

  • BMED 501 BME Graduate Seminar I
  • BMED 502 BME Graduate Seminar II
  • BMED 510 Modern Methods in BME I
  • BMED 511 Modern Methods in BME II
  • BMED 530 Engineering Computation I
  • BMED 531 Engineering Computation II
  • BMED 544 Intro to Biomedical Imaging
  • BMED 548 Intro to Tissue Engineering
  • BMED 550 Environmental Adaptations and Rehab Tech
  • BMED 551W Biomedical Microdevices I
  • BMED 552 Biomedical Microdevices II
  • BMED 553 Mathematical Modeling in Cell & Tissue Engineering
  • BMED 556 Digital Image Processing Using MATLAB
  • BMED 547 FDA Approval Process for Medical Devices