Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

The online Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides professionals with flexibility to advance their careers. Renowned for its award-winning engineering curriculum, this program offers a comprehensive understanding of biomedical engineering. Students benefit from internationally recognized faculty, innovative coursework, and the convenience of online learning while enhancing their expertise.

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The online Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering caters to professionals aiming for career progression in a dynamic field. As healthcare systems and technologies grow in scope and complexity, the demand for biomedical engineers is expected to rise according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The program accommodates working professionals by empowering them to strike a balance between educational pursuits and career responsibilities.

Best Online Master’s in Engineering (U.S. News & World Report, 2024).
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Cost per credit hour (In-State Residents)

Program Specifics

Build Practical Skills in Biomedical Engineering

Students will work closely with faculty and other students to build in-demand biomedical engineering skills that can be immediately applied to the field. Online, asynchronous course delivery allows students to work at their own pace and study from anywhere in the world.

30 Credits Total Coursework Required (500 and 600 level)

  • 6 credit hours of Biomedical Engineering
  • 3 credit hours of Quantitative / Analytical
  • 3 credit hours of Life Sciences
  • 12 credit hours of Regulatory Affairs and Professional Skills
  • 6 credit hours of Graduate Electives

Further specifics can be found on the curriculum site.

$1,139 per credit hour (In-State Residents)
$1,459 per credit hour (Out-of-State Residents)

30 credit hours total

Domestic students and permanent residents may qualify for the following types of financial aid:

Career Outcomes

Unique Job Postings
projected growth
Median Advertised salaries

Top Job Titles

  • Engineering Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • Directors of Engineering
  • Chief Engineers
  • Engineering Program Managers

Top Industries

  • Engineering Services
  • Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical System and Instrument Manufacturing
  • Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

Source: LightcastTM (2023). Unique job postings for July 2022-2023. Projected growth for years 2023-2033.

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