Curriculum - Biomedical Engineering, MS

The Biomedical Engineering MS program offers 3 tracks:

Each track includes 2 options. The first specifies course requirements that include a thesis option and a second that specifies courses only. If you choose the master’s thesis option, you must register for at least 3 credits of BE 997x Ms Thesis in Biomedical Engineering, Credits: Variable and then write and defend a master’s thesis according to Institute guidelines. You will also be required to take CM 5040 Chemical Laboratory Safety, Credits: .00.
 
To meet graduation requirements in your chosen track, you 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.

Biomaterials Track - Total Credits: 31

Required Courses

BE 6013 Molecular Immunology, Credits: 3.00
BE 6103 Anatomy, Physiology, & Biophysics I, Credits: 3.00
BE 6113 Anatomy, Physiology, & Biophysics II, Credits: 3.00
G23.2303 Intro to Biostatistics, Credits: 4.00
or
G23.2030 Statistics in BiologyI, Credits: 4.00
BE 6703 Materials in Medicine, Credits: 3.00
BE 6753 Orthopaedic Biomechanics and Biomaterials, Credits: 3.00 
BE 9433 Protein Engineering, Credits: 3.00
BE 9443 Tissue Engineering, Credits: 3.00 
BE 9730 Colloquium in Biomedical Engineering, Credits: .00 (taken once per year)
BE 9740 Seminar in Biomedical Engineering, Credits: .00 (taken once per year)

Electives

Choose 6 credits from this list of electives. With permission from a graduate adviser, you may substitute a course not listed. Alternatively, you may elect to take research in biomedical engineering courses (873x, 3 to 6 credits) without writing a thesis.

Research

BE 997X Ms Thesis in Biomedical Engineering, Credits: Variable

Medical Imaging Track - Total Credits: 30

Required Courses

BE 6103 Anatomy, Physiology, & Biophysics I, Credits: 3.00 
BE 6113 Anatomy, Physiology, & Biophysics II, Credits: 3.00
BE 6203 Biomedical Imaging I, Credits: 3.00
BE 6223 Image Processing, Credits: 3.00
BE 6453 Probability and Stochastic Processes, Credits: 3.00
CBE 6153 Applied Mathematics in Engineering, Credits: 3.00
BE 6403 Digital Signal Processing I, Credits: 3.00
BE 9730 Colloquium in Biomedical Engineering, Credits: .00 (taken once per year)
BE 9740 Seminar in Biomedical Engineering, Credits: .00 (taken once per year)

Electives

Choose 6 credits from this list of electives. With permission from a graduate adviser, you may substitute a course not listed. Alternatively, you may elect to take research in biomedical engineering courses (873x, 3 to 6 credits) without writing a thesis.

Research

BE 997X Ms Thesis in Biomedical Engineering, Credits: Variable

Bioinstrumentation Track - Total Credits: 30

Required Courses

BE 6103 Anatomy, Physiology, & Biophysics I, Credits: 3.00
BE 6113 Anatomy, Physiology, & Biophysics II, Credits: 3.00
BE 6303 Bio-Optics, Credits: 3.00
BE 6453 Probability and Stochastic Processes, Credits: 3.00
BE 6503 Biomedical Instrumentation, Credits: 3.00
CBE 6153 Applied Mathematics in Engineering, Credits: 3.00 
BE 6403 Digital Signal Processing I, Credits: 3.00
BE 9730 Colloquium in Biomedical Engineering, Credits: .00 (taken once per year)
BE 9740 Seminar in Biomedical Engineering, Credits: .00 (taken once per year)

Electives

Choose 6 credits this list of electives. With permission from a graduate adviser, you may substitute a course not listed. Alternatively, you may elect to take research in biomedical engineering courses (873x, 3 to 6 credits) without writing a thesis.

Research

BE 997X Ms Thesis in Biomedical Engineering, Credits: Variable

Elective Courses

Courses available to students pursuing an MS degree in either the Biomaterials, Medical Imaging or Bioinstrumentation tracks.
 
BE 6013 Molecular Immunology, Credits: 3.00
BE 6023 Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, Credits: 3.00
BE 6203 Biomedical Imaging I, Credits: 3.00
BE 6213 Biomedical Imaging II, Credits: 3.00
BE 6223 Image Processing, Credits: 3.00
BE 6303 Bio-Optics, Credits: 3.00
BE 6403 Digital Signal Processing I, Credits: 3.00
BE 6453 Probability and Stochastic Processes, Credits: 3.00
BE 6483 Digital Signal Processing Laboratory, Credits: 3.00
BE 6503 Biomedical Instrumentation, Credits: 3.00
BE 6603 Drug Delivery, Credits: 3.00
BE 6653 Principles of Chemical and Biochemical Systems, Credits: 3.00
BE 6703 Materials in Medicine, Credits: 3.00
BE 6753 Orthopaedic Biomechanics and Biomaterials, Credits: 3.00
BE 8713 Guided Studies in Biomedical Engineering, Credits: 3.00
BE 8733 Guided Studies in Biomedical Engineering, Credits: 3.00
BE 9433 Protein Engineering, Credits: 3.00
BE 9443 Tissue Engineering, Credits: 3.00
BE 9753 Bioethics Seminar, Credits: 3.00
CBE 6153 Applied Mathematics in Engineering, Credits: 3.00
CS 6643 Computer Vision and Scene Analysis, Credits: 3.00
EL 5013 Please Refer to Catalog
MA 6283 Mathematical Modeling in Biology, Credits: 3.00
ME 7863 Special Topics, Credits: 3.00
PH 6403 Physical Concepts of Polymer Nanocomposites, Credits: 3.00
G23.2303 Intro to Biostatistics, Credits: 4.00
G23.2030 Statistics in Biology, Credits: 4.00