MBA/MS in Biomedical Engineering 

A combined 74 credits for these two degrees (32 credits for the MS in Biomedical Engineering and 42 credits for the MBA*) is reduced to 65-68 credits through credit-sharing.

Students must apply and be accepted to both programs of study. Students may begin their study in either the School of Business or in the School of Science and Engineering. Students who successfully complete all requirements will receive two degrees and two diplomas. The degrees must be conferred simultaneously.

* Up to 6 credits may be waived based on previous coursework in accounting, economics, finance and statistics. To be eligible for a course waiver, a grade of ‘B-‘ or better is required in an approved course taken within the past 5 years.

Learning Goals and Methods in the Professional MBA Program

(note: refer to the School of Science & Engineering Graduate Catalog for specifics on the MS in Biomedical Engineering program)

Knowledge Area Related Learning Goal
Ethical Competency Students will be able to recognize ethical dilemmas in an organizational context and apply ethical decision-making frameworks to business decisions.
Sustainability Perspective Students will recognize and apply sustainability principles to strategic decisions as a means for competitive differentiation.
Problem Solving Students will demonstrate an ability to analyze complex situations, analyze information and evaluate alternatives from different perspectives to develop solutions for business problems and to seize innovative opportunities.
Management and Leadership Skills Students will gain innovative managerial and leadership skills for motivating people and creating positive organizational change.
Cultural Intelligence Students will possess the skills to manage effectively in a global business environment.

Graduation Requirements for the MBA/MS in Biomedical Engineering

MS in Biomedical Engineering Coursework

BMED 501: BME Graduate Seminar I 1 credit
BME 502: BME Graduate Seminar II 1 credit
BMED 510 Modern Methods in BME I 3 credits
BMED 511 Modern Methods in BME II 3 credits
BMED 530 Engineering Computation I 3 credits
BMED 531 Engineering Computation II 3 credits
Electives 12 credits
Total credits 32 credits

MBA Coursework

ACCT 501: Accounting Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
STAT 501: Statistics Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
ECON 501: Economics Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
FINC 501: Finance Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
GRBU 503: Managerial Decision Tools 1.5 credits
STAT 510: Applied Statistics 3 credits
MGMT 513: Managing People for Sustained Competitive Advantage 1.5 credits
ACCT 515: Accounting for Decision Makers 3 credits
ECON 520: Managerial Economics 3 credits
MGMT 523: Applied Business Ethics 1.5 credits
ISYS 525: Managing Information 1.5 credits
SCMG 527: Supply Chain/Operations Management 1.5 credits
BLAW 529: Business Legal Environment 1.5 credits
FINC 530: Financial Management 3 credits
MGMT 531: Strategic Sustainability and Models 1.5 credits
MGMT 533: Global Business 1.5 credits
MKTG 535: Marketing Management 3 credits
MGMT 540: Strategy and Implementation 3 credits
MGMT 545: Executive Insights 3 credits

MGMT 548: Capstone Project

Capstone may be waived if the MS-BME thesis/research requirement is fulfilled
through a project with a corporate partner.  

3 credits

Total credits

42 credits

* These courses may be waived based on previous coursework.