2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (without addenda) 
    Apr 19, 2024  
2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (without addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biomedical Engineering, Medical Imaging Track, M.S.

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The Curriculum

Requirements for the Master of Science

Each track within the BME MS program includes two options. The first specifies course requirements that include a thesis option and a second that specifies courses only. Students who choose the master’s thesis option must register for at least 3 credits of BE-GY 997x  and then write and defend a master’s thesis according to School guidelines. Those students electing the thesis option will also be required to take CM-GY 5040 : Chemical Lab Safety.

Biomedical Engineering—Medical Imaging Track

To meet graduation requirements, students must achieve an overall B average in all courses (including MS thesis, research or guided studies) and must not have more than two grades of C in required (core) subjects.

Listed below are required (core) courses for students in the Medical Imaging track that fulfill the requirements for an MS in Biomedical Engineering.


  •  See List below 3-9 Credits *


Total Credits: 30

In addition

Once per year, biomedical engineering MS students must register for Colloquium in Biomedical Engineering (BE-GY 9730 , 0 credits) and Seminar in Biomedical Engineering (BE-GY 9740 , 0 credits).

For all students in the Medical Imaging track, the remaining 6 credits must be selected from the list of course electives, unless permission is granted by the biomedical engineering graduate adviser to substitute a course not listed below. Alternatively, students also may elect to take one or two biomedical engineering research courses (BE-GY 873x ) without writing a thesis.


The list below contains the elective courses that are available to students pursuing an MS degree in the Medical Imaging track.

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