2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Apr 19, 2024  
2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biomedical Engineering, Bioinstrumentation 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 research with submission of a master’s thesis. The second option specifies course requirements plus research performed as guided studies. Students who choose the master’s thesis option must register for 6 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 training in laboratory safety.

Biomedical Engineering-Bioinstrumentation 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 Bioinstrumentation track that fulfill the requirements for an MS in Biomedical Engineering.


  • You may choose up to 9 credits from the list of electives below, subject to the Research option chosen.

Research Options

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 Bioinstrumentation track, remaining credits (up to 9 credits) must be selected from the list of electives, unless permission is granted by the biomedical engineering graduate adviser to substitute a course not listed below.

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