Biomedical Engineering

Degree Plans

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Our graduate students can choose one of three tracks to pursue and take courses in:

  • Neural Engineering and Rehabilitation
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Bionanoscience
Program Study for the M.S. in Biomedical Engineering with Thesis

The program requires the completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours of approved graduate work distributed as follows:

  • one (1) math course: BIOE 6300
  • one (1) statistics course: BIOE 6301
  • one (1) core course: BIOE 6350
  • four (4) elective courses
  • three (3) research credits
  • six (6) thesis credits
  • seminar attendance (required with research enrollment)

Note: Two of the four elective courses must be taken within the BIOE department (effective Fall 2016)

Program Study for the M.S. in Biomedical Engineering without Thesis

The program requires the completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours of approved coursework distributed as follows:

  • one (1) math course: BIOE 6300
  • one (1) statistics course: BIOE 6301
  • one (1) core course: BIOE 6350
  • seven (7) elective courses

Note: Four of the seven elective courses must be taken within the BIOE department (effective Fall 2016)

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering (with prior M.S. Degree)

The program requires a minimum of 54 credit hours of approved graduate work distributed as follows:

  • one (1) math course (beyond M.S. level): BIOE 6300
  • one (1) core course: BIOE 6350
  • six (6) elective courses
  • eighteen (18) research credits
  • twelve (12) dissertation credits
  • seminar attendance (required with research enrollment)

Note: Four of the six elective courses must be taken within the BIOE department (effective Fall 2016)

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering (directly from Undergraduate)

The program requires a minimum of 84 credit hours of approved graduate work distributed as follows:

  • two (2) math courses: BIOE 6300 and approved MATH elective
  • one (1) statistics course: BIOE 6301
  • one (1) core course: BIOE 6350
  • eight (8) elective courses
  • thirty six (36) research credits
  • twelve (12) dissertation credits
  • seminar attendance (required with research enrollment)

Note: Five of the eight elective courses must be taken within the BIOE department (effective Fall 2016)

 

Course Offerings Include:

  • BIOE 6300: Math Methods in Biomedical Engineering
  • BIOE 6301: Statistical Methods in Biomedical Engineering
  • BIOE 6303: Biomaterials
  • BIOE 6305: Brain-Machine Interfacing
  • BIOE 6340: Quantitative Systems Biology and Disease
  • BIOE 6341: Advanced Biofluid Dynamics
  • BIOE 6342: Biomedical Signal Processing
  • BIOE 6343: Global Healthcare
  • BIOE 6344: Advances in Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Engineering
  • BIOE 6345: Biomedical Informatics
  • BIOE 6346: Advanced Medical Imaging
  • BIOE 6347: Introduction to Optical Sensing and Biophotonics
  • BIOE 6348: Advanced Bioelectromagnetic Imaging
  • BIOE 6349: Biomedical Microdevices
  • BIOE 6350: Genomic and Proteomic Engineering
  • BIOE 6351: Diseases and Biomarkers
  • BIOE 6397: Mass Transport for Bio Systems
  • BIOE 6397: Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering
  • BIOE 6397: Drug Design & Delivery
  • BIOE 6397: Advanced Neurocomputing
  • BIOE 6397: Advances in Organ Fabrication
  • BIOE 6397: Advances in Vision Research
  • BIOE 6397: Neural Interfaces
  • BIOE 6397: Cell Biology for BME

Please note that all of our courses are offered only once a year - some courses only in the fall, and some only in the spring. We do not offer these courses in the summer session.