If the idea of using scientific information to design useful products to improve human life thrills you, then you may want to build a career in biomedical engineering. In brief, biomedical engineering is a multidisciplinary field that involves the biological or medical application of engineering principles or engineering equipment.

Career-focused learning

It’s an incredibly dynamic field, with almost unlimited promise for the treatment of health conditions, and there’s no better place to enter it than in the hands-on, student-centered, and career-focused learning environment of our master’s program in biomedical engineering.

Explore all of the fascinating focus areas

The program provides you with exciting opportunities to explore multidisciplinary focus areas that address:

  • Medical devices such as artificial lungs, replacement heart valves, pacemakers, dental implants, catheters, stents, and hip and knee prostheses
  • Biomaterials in medicine (metals, ceramics, polymers, nanomaterials)
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Biomedical Instrumentation — for example, biosensors and bioanalytics
  • Tissue Engineering

With a biomedical engineering master’s degree from the University of New Haven, you will be superbly prepared to take your place in the field as a competent engineer with skills set sought by the global market and as a researcher capable of independent investigation. You will also have another skill to add to your set— the ability to present results of an independent investigation cogently. In the 21st century, engineers are expected to be comfortable in communicating their ideas and findings. In fact, it has become a must for employers.

Learn from professors who are dedicated to your success.

Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.

Nationally Recognized Center for Career Development

All University of New Haven students have access to the many resources available through the University’s Career Development Center, which has been named one of the best in the nation by The Princeton Review.

From career assessments, networking, and job shadowing to on-campus interviews and salary negotiation, the Career Development Center provides the skills and connections to identify a meaningful career and an opportunity to pursue your passion.

Required Courses (18 credits)

  • BIOL 6605 - Biostatistics
  • BIOM 6601 - Biomedical Engineering Seminar
  • BIOM 6610 - Biomedical Polymers
  • BIOM 6630 - Biosensors and Instrumentation with Laboratory
  • INDE 6688 - Design of Experiments
  • MECH 6602 - Mechanical Engineering Analysis

Elective Courses (12-13 credits)

Choose four courses from the list below

  • BIOM 6615 - Biomaterials II: Design and Applications of Biomaterials
  • BIOM 6620 - Tissue Engineering
  • BIOM 6635 - Bioanalytics
  • BIOM 6640 - Biomedical Optics
  • BIOM 6650 - Medical Imaging Systems
  • BIOM 6690 - Research Project
  • BIOM 6693 - Biomedical Engineering Internship
  • BIOM 6697 - Thesis I
  • BIOM 6698 - Thesis II
  • CMBI 6617 - Cell Culture Techniques with Laboratory
  • CMBI 6636 - Immunology
  • ELEC 6634 - Digital Signal Processing I
  • ELEC 6635 - Digital Signal Processing II
  • ELEC 6653 - Digital Image Processing
  • MECH 6605 - Finite Element Methods in Engineering
  • MECH 6630 - Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • MECH 6645 - Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer
  • PHYS 6620 - Introduction to Nanobiotechnology
Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated October 22, 2019
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Sep 2020
2 years
915 USD
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MSc in Biomedical Engineering