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Graduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering

History of Biomedical Engineering at USC
Biomedical Engineering at the University of Southern California began in 1963 as a Ph.D. option in Systems Physiology within the Electrical Engineering Department. In 1967, Dr. Fred S. Grodins joined the university and undertook the challenge of establishing a formal program in biomedical Engineering. Under Dr. Grodins leadership, an independent graduate program was established in 1969, and in 1974 an undergraduate program was initiated. The Biomedical Engineering Program was granted departmental status 1976 and currently offers a Ph.D. degree and three different Master's degrees. The department also offers four Bachelor of Science degrees which together compose the third largest undergraduate program in USC's School of Engineering.
Degree Programs Offered

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