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MS MDDE

Master of Science in Medical Device and Diagnostic Engineering

 
This program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed for the development of medical devices and diagnostic techniques, including aspects of medical product regulation and of product development. The course of study requires successful completion of 28 units of course work and has been designed to be completed in three semesters of full-time study.  Students in the program will complete a 19-unit core and must select a 6-unit specialization (or “track”) and one elective from a list provided by the department.
 
 This Program of Study is available effective Fall 2008.

MS MDDE
Program of Study


 
Required Courses
Units
BME 501
Advanced Topics in Biomedical Systems, or
 
BME 502
Advanced Studies of the Nervous System
4
BME 513
Signal and Systems Analysis
3
BME 650
Biomedical Measurement and Instrumentation
3
MPTX 511
Introduction to Medical Product Regulation, or
 
BME 416
Development and Regulation of Medical Products
3
MPTX 515
Quality Systems and Standards, or
 
ISE 527
Quality Management for Engineers
3
ISE 545
Technology Development and Implementation
3
Elective
Technical Elective
3
 
Complete six units from one track from the following list:
6
     
 
Regulation track
 
MPTX 513
Regulation of Medical Devices and Diagnostics
 
RSCI 527
Medical Product Safety
 
     
 
Medical Technology & Device Science track
 
BME 535
Ultrasonic Imaging
 
BME 551
Introduction to bio-MEMS and Nanotechnology
 
BME 552
Neural Implant Engineering
 
BME 620
Applied Electrophysiology
 
     
 
Product Development track
 
ISE 515
Engineering Project Management
 
ISE 555
Invention and Technology Development
 
 
 
28
 
Technical Elective (one course)

Applicable courses include: AME 503, BME 511, BME 535, BME 551, ISE 507, ISE 508, ISE 544, MPTX 517, RSCI 528, and courses listed in alternate tracks to that chosen. Other courses may be applicable; please see an advisor for approval.

 
***All information contained here is summarized from the USC Catalogue and is considered non-official. For all rules, regulations, procedures, and outlines, please see the current academic year USC catalogue.