Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

M.S. Biomedical Engineering

 
The 28-32 unit M.S. in Biomedical Engineering degree (MSBME) is designed to be completed in two years or less of full-time study beyond the Bachelor of Science degree. A minimum of 28 units is required for this master's degree. This degree program can be completed with a thesis, requiring 4 units of BME 594abz, or without a thesis, requiring coursework only.   
 
 

Program of Study

Select one of the following degree completion options:

Option 1: Coursework Only

Option 2: Coursework + Master's Thesis

Degree Course Requirements

Total Units: 28

1. Required 5 courses (17 units):

Complete 3 of the following courses:

  • BME 501 | Advanced Topics in Biomedical Systems (4 units)
  • BME 511 | Physiological Control Systems (4 units)
  • BME 533 | Seminar in Bioengineering (1 unit)

Complete 1 of 4 following courses:

  • BME 502 | Advanced Studies of the Nervous System (4 units) 
  • BME 506 | Bioengineering of Disease & Cell Therapeutics (4 units)
  • BME 510 | Cellular Systems Engineering (4 units)
  • BME 559 | Nanomedicine & Drug Delivery (4 units)
Complete 1 of 2 following courses:
  • BME 513 | Signal & Systems Analysis (4 units)
  • BME 530 | Introduction to Systems Biology (4 units)
2. Select 1 track option or technical elective courses (11 units):
  • Courses must be approved by the BME Graduate Advisor 
 
There is no compreheneive exam requirement.
 
 
BME Course Offerings 2020-2021
 

Fall 2020

  • BME 501 | Advanced Studies in Biomedical Systems
  • BME 502 | Advanced Studies of the Nervous System
  • BME 510 | Cellular Systems Engineering
  • BME 511 | Physiological Control Systems
  • BME 513 | Signal and Systems Analysis
  • BME 527 | Integration of Medical Imaginging Systems
  • BME 540 | Biofluid Mechanics: Transport and Circulatory Systems
  • BME 599 | Special Topics - Biosensors and Diagnostic Devices for Healthcare Applications 

Spring 2021

  • BME 501 | Advanced Studies in Biomedical Systems
  • BME 506 | Bioengineering of Disease and Cell Therapeutics
  • BME 513 | Signal and Systems Analysis
  • BME 514 | Physiological Signals and Data Analytics
  • BME 525 | Advanced Biomedical Imaging
  • BME 528 | Medical Diagnostics, Therapeutics and Informatics Application
  • BME 530 | Introduction to Systems Biology
  • BME 551 | Introduction to Bio-MEMS and Nanotechnology
  • BME 552 | Neural Implant Engineering
  • BME 650 | Biomedical Measurement and Instrumentation
 

Track Options

Approved Technical Electives