2018-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    May 27, 2020  
2018-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

Biomedical Engineering, Biomaterials Track, M.S.

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-Biomaterials Track

To meet graduation requirements, students must have 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.

Required courses for all students in the Biomaterials Track that fulfill their requirements for an MS in Biomedical Engineering are shown below:


  • You may choose up to 6 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 Biomaterials track, remaining credits (up to 6) 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.