MS in Biomedical Engineering

Admission

The minimum requirements for admission to the Master of Science in biomedical engineering include:1

  • A bachelor's degree in a discipline relevant to BME;
  • Transcript from each institution attended;
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.000;
  • Statement of purpose including a section on research interests;
  • Graduate Record Examination scores;
  • Three letters of recommendation; and
  • Acceptable, official score on the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic as proof of English proficiency.

Prerequisite Courses

Students entering the biomedical engineering MS program are expected to have already completed the following courses or their equivalents:2

Biology I
Anatomy and Physiology
General Chemistry (Chemistry I & II)
Physics I
Math
Calculus I
Calculus II
Differential Equations
Circuits
Thermodynamics
Statics
Statistics
Programming

Program Requirements

The Master of Science in biomedical engineering consists of 30 credit hours including:

Core Courses
BME 777Biodegradable Materials3
BME 738Biomedical Imaging3
BME 752Applied Human Biomechanics3
BME 748Biomolecular and Cellular Engineering3
BME XX2Seminar in BME0
Electives
Select 12 credit hours of approved electives12
Research
BME 876Thesis6
Total Credit Hours30