MSc in Biomedical Engineering

Top 36 Masters of Science in Biomedical Engineering 2017

Biomedical Engineering

After earning an undergraduate degree, students can choose to enter their careers immediately, or they can decide to pursue master’s degrees. While some career paths require degrees at this level, many students choose to earn their master’s because of the benefits it provides.

What is an MSc in Biomedical Engineering? This field combines the sciences of biology and engineering to pursuing certain health benefits. Students will be prepared to continue research in artificial organs, limbs, and other body parts. Programs in biomedical engineering typically include classroom work as well as hands-on laboratory work. Courses are usually taken in biological sciences, biomaterials, engineering, and mechanics.

Those who choose to pursue a career in biomedical engineering often have the opportunity to enter a field that makes the world a better place. Having a master’s degree can benefit these individuals by helping them achieve higher positions and advance through their careers more quickly.

As with any other degree, the cost of earning an MSc in Biomedical Engineering depends on many factors. The school and specific program you choose, as well as the length and country of study will all influence cost. It is wise to do thorough research before enrolling.

The most common application of a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering is in research. As a scientist, it is possible to find work in laboratories developing and designing the medical machines that will benefit mankind. It is also common for graduates to continue their educations and enter medical schools. It is possible to work in a therapy team to help patients adapt to their prosthetics.

If you are interested in helping advance our understanding of biomedical technology, consider entering a biomedical engineering program. To get started on your education, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Master of Science in Medical Device Technology & Business

Innopharma College Of Applied Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Part time 12 months November 2017 Ireland Dublin

This new 12 month part-time Masters programme is a unique blend of Medical Device Technology and Business content. It will focus on core topics of Medical Device Design & Manufacture, Quality Systems & Regulations, Operational Excellence, Emerging Trends, Medical Measurement, Strategic Thinking and Professional Skills.Supported by industry, delivered by industry, for career development in industry this is the only one year, part-time masters programme available on-line. [+]

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering. MSc Medical Device Technology & Business *Subject to validation This new 12 month part-time Masters programme is a unique blend of Medical Device Technology and Business content. It will focus on core topics of Medical Device Design & Manufacture, Quality Systems & Regulations, Operational Excellence, Emerging Trends, Medical Measurement, Strategic Thinking and Professional Skills.Supported by industry, delivered by industry, for career development in industry this is the only one year, part-time masters programme available on-line. Specifically developed for those who wish to enhance their careers in the medical device (medtech) industry, this 12 month part-time masters programme is ideally suited to those who cannot commit to a full time study programme. All classes are broadcast live using an online training platform, offering the learners the opportunity to either physically attend or join the class online. All classes are recorded also allowing learners the opportunity to view later and support revision. Online learning and support will be provided through the use of Moodle. Extensive coaching and mentoring workshops will be provided with specific focus on professional development including individual assessment and improvement. A substantial focus of the programme will also develop the professional skills of the graduate to enhance their career opportunities through development of their CVs, interview skills, and their networking, presentation and communication skills. Opportunities Potential Roles in medtech industry include; Biomedical Engineering, Process Product Design, Manufacturing Operations, Regulatory Affairs Compliance, Validation Automation, Operational Excellence, Quality Control Quality Assurance How to Apply Our flexible application process is designed to enable you to apply in the way most convenient to you. Initial applications should be made by emailing us at education@innopharmalabs.com with details of the course you are interested in studying or call us on +353 1 485 3346. Fees Contact the Innopharma College of Applied Sciences offices to obtain the current pricing and payment options. [-]

Master of Science: Healthcare Informatics

Sacred Heart University
Online Part time 2 years September 2017 USA Fairfield

With qualified candidates in high demand, Sacred Heart University (SHU) prepares graduates to successfully tackle the challenges of health technology and take on a leadership position in this dynamic field. [+]

Lead the next generation of healthcare with a graduate degree in healthcare informatics at SHU You are welcome to apply now for Spring or Fall 2016. We offer a 100% online option for domestic students and an on-ground option for international students. Developed in response to industry demand, the Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics provides a unique combination of real-world lessons and scholarly research. With a core curriculum that covers everything from policy and workflow design to communications and evidence-based practice, students establish a solid foundation of understanding. From there, learners choose from elective courses ranging from electronic health records and database design to project management and information analysis. This program is well suited for students with prior experience in healthcare IT, as well as healthcare professionals without an information technology background, and IT professionals with very little, or no, healthcare experience. In all instances, your course of study will prepare you to make an immediate impact upon graduation. Lead the Next Generation of Healthcare: In our ever-more interconnected world, digital technology is transforming the healthcare industry. From patient charts to hospital orders, healthcare IT is streamlining care and improving outcomes. You can help lead the charge with a master’s degree in healthcare informatics. 100% Online, 100% Designed for You: The healthcare informatics program has been specifically designed for working professionals, offering unparalleled flexibility through its unique online format. Students are able to work and collaborate with others in their cohort, yet still manage ongoing professional and personal commitments. As an incoming student, you’ll speak directly with the faculty chair to discuss your goals—ensuring that they align with those of the program. Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics This two-year, part-time, 36-credit program equips students with: A Solid Foundation: Working directly with SHU faculty, students study the economic, cultural and technological aspects of healthcare IT, with a focus on business and clinical operations. Exposure to Emerging Technologies: In addition to studying the latest advances in both patient health records (PHR) and electronic health records (EHR), students are exposed to the trends and innovations that are shaping the face of healthcare—from biometrics to telemedicine to robotic surgery. A Deeper Understanding of Project Management and Workflow Optimization: Efficient and effective processes are the name of the game in healthcare informatics. This built-for-impact program examines workflow design, effective communication and advanced project management methodologies. Insight into Legislation and Policy Changes: Examine the implications of the Affordable Care Act, as more healthcare providers are required to document and track their compliance with certain measures. Healthcare Informatics Graduates are In Demand: Companies implementing digital medical IT are ramping up staff and hiring consultants. In fact, demand for healthcare informatics professionals is expected to grow by 22 percent in the next decade—double the average growth for all other fields.* *Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition. Learn from the Best: Students in the healthcare informatics master’s program are taught by professors with extensive real-world expertise in medical IT. From a vice president of healthcare finance to a chief of quality, our faculty possesses a deep and varied knowledge of the field. They know what works—and what doesn’t—so our students gain a practical set of skills that can be immediately applied to jobs in medical informatics. Coursework: This program is 36 credits. All students will be required to take 27 credits of core classes, six credits of electives and three credits for one prerequisite course if the student lacks either healthcare or technology experience. Required Core Courses: Healthcare Information Systems Foundations Health Care Industry and Policy Workflow Design and Reengineering Effective Communications Leading and Influencing with Integrity The Business of Healthcare Information Systems Evidence Based Practice and Clinical Decision Support Health Information Exchange Capstone Project Electives — Choose two from: Project Management Electronic Health Records Healthcare Information Systems Dynamics of Information Technology Emerging Technologies Healthcare IT Security and Privacy Legal Aspects of Healthcare Information Technology ADMISSION INFORMATION Admission to the healthcare informatics degree is competitive. Applications should be submitted online along with the following: Online application: http://apply.sacredheart.edu Nonrefundable application fee Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended and proof of bachelor’s degree A one-page personal statement describing career goals, interests and qualifications for the program Two letters of recommendation Professional résumé FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE A limited number of research and staff assistantships are available to full-time graduate students on a competitive basis. Student loans, deferred payment plans and a variety of other programs are available through the Office of Student Financial Assistance at 203-371-7980. [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Biomedical Imaging

University of Turku Health and Biomedicine
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Turku

The Master's Degree Programme in Biomedical Imaging trains professionals with thorough theoretical understanding and practical skills of diverse imaging methods and technologies. It provides the students with strong knowledge either in cellular biology, anatomy and physiology or biophysics, depending on the area of specialization. Students will work in highly international environment and gain excellent theoretical and practical skills in a wide range of imaging techniques and applications as well as image analysis. Also an understanding of the use of multimedia in a scientific context and excellent academic writing skills are emphasized. [+]

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering. masters.utu.fi Master's Degree Programme in Biomedical Imaging Biomedical Imaging – more than you can imagine! The Master's Degree Programme in Biomedical Imaging trains professionals with thorough theoretical understanding and practical skills of diverse imaging methods and technologies. It provides the students with strong knowledge either in cellular biology, anatomy and physiology or biophysics, depending on the area of specialization. Students will work in highly international environment and gain excellent theoretical and practical skills in a wide range of imaging techniques and applications as well as image analysis. Also an understanding of the use of multimedia in a scientific context and excellent academic writing skills are emphasized. The interdisciplinary curriculum provides students with a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art knowledge in biomedical imaging related to many different areas in cell biology and biomedicine. Graduating MScs will have possibilities to continue as postgraduate students to pursue career as scientist, join industry or science administration, and work in an imaging core facility or in a hospital research laboratory. MASTER DETAILS PROGRAMME IN BRIEF Programme structure Academic excellence & experience Master’s degree programme in Biomedical Imaging has been assembled on the true imaging strongholds of Turku universities. Turku is especially known for its PET Centre, and the development of super-resolution microscopy. Winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Stefan Hell did his original discoveries on STED microscopy at the University of Turku. Turku is also a leader of the Euro-BioImaging infrastructure network which provides imaging services for European researchers. Turku has a unique, compact campus area, where two universities and university hospital operate to create interdisciplinary and innovative study and research environment. Research facilities include a wide array of state-of-the-art imaging technologies ranging from atomic level molecular and cellular imaging to whole animal imaging, clinical imaging and image analysis. Teaching in bioimaging is highly research oriented, and the curriculum consists of tailored courses to train future imaging experts. Biomedical Sciences at Turku Universities Turku has longstanding research traditions in the field of biomedicine. Especially the areas of drug discovery, diagnostics, and biological and medical imaging represent the spearhead expertise of University of Turku. Biomedical Imaging programme is part of the larger ensemble of MSc programmes in Biomedical Sciences. The close collaboration of three biomedical programmes forms a unique educational combination of biomedical sciences in Finland and worldwide. Biomedical Sciences is a collaboration of two universities, University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. The offered education is based on the true research strengths of the participating units: Institute of Biomedicine at the University of Turku Department of Biochemistry at the University of Turku Department of Biosciences at the Åbo Akademi University Other programmes in the ensemble of Biomedical Sciences are Drug Discovery and Development, and Molecular Biotechnology and Diagnostics. Major subject studies in each are programme-specific, but can be offered as selectable studies for all the programmes. Each student makes a personal study plan, which helps to select the courses which best suit for personal interests and background. Master´s Degree Programme in Biomedical Imaging is an interdisciplinary programme with a unique atmosphere where people from different countries and educational backgrounds interact and co-operate. Students are motivated to join courses, workshops and internship projects also elsewhere in Finland, in Europe and all around the world. Programme has Erasmus exchange agreements with University of Pecs in Hungary and L'Institut Supérieur de BioSciences in Paris, France. Master thesis & topics Master’s Thesis in Biomedical Imaging consists of two parts, the experimental laboratory project, thesis plan and seminar presentation and the written thesis. The aim of the thesis is to demonstrate that the student masters his/her field of science, understands the research methodology as well as the relevant literature, and is capable of scientific thinking and presenting the obtained new data to the scientific community. Usually the Master's thesis is conducted in a research group as an independent sub-project among the research projects of the group. Experimental research work will be made under the guidance of a supervisor. Examples of thesis topics: Exercise and brown adipose tissue activation in humans (EXEBAT) Stimulated emission depletion microscopy of sub-diffraction polymerized structures Optimization of immunofluorescence protocols for detection of biomarkers in cancer tissues. Exploring the feasibility of a new PET tracer for assessment of atherosclerotic plaques in mice. Morphology of the inner mitochondrial membrane Accuracy and precision of advanced T2 mapping in cardiac magnetic resonance imaging Prevalence of perfusion-diffusion mismatch in acute stroke patients CAREER OPTIONS Competence description After completion of the studies the graduating MSc: has strong background knowledge either in cellular biology, anatomy and physiology or biophysics depending on one’s interests and area of concentration has excellent theoretical and practical skills in a wide range of imaging techniques and applications as well as image analysis is trained in an highly international environment where students from all around the world had interacted and co-operated understands also the use of multimedia in scientific context and as a powerful tool of popularizing science masters scientific writing in English has excellent preparation for postgraduate studies Job options The interdisciplinary curriculum of Biomedical imaging programme provides students with a broad spectrum of knowledge in biomedical imaging related to many areas in biomedicine. The programme aims to train the future imaging and image analysis experts for increasing demands of both imaging related basic and medical research as well as imaging core facility personnel. The programme provides excellent possibilities for career in life sciences e.g.: continue as postgraduate students to pursue career as scientist work in core facility management work in science administration nationally or internationally work in hospital research laboratory industry and industrial research Career in research The MSc degree from the programme qualifies the graduates for PhD studies in Turku, elsewhere in Finland or universities worldwide. Several doctoral programmes at University of Turku are available for graduates: Drug Research Molecular Life Sciences Molecular Medicine Clinical Doctoral Programme ENTRY REQUIREMENTS The programme is open to applicants who have sufficient background knowledge in biological and/or natural sciences, and who have completed a lower university degree, BSc degree (180 ECTS), in the field of: biomedical sciences biology biochemistry medical sciences other life sciences physics chemistry engineering The applicants should be familiar with the basics of laboratory practice. Applicants must also have sufficient knowledge in English language. The students must prove their English skills as determined by the admission requirements of the University of Turku. The applicants are required to proof their knowledge of English by one of the following certificates: a) applicants must pass a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 575 (paper-based test) / 92 (Internet-based test, no individual scores below 20) or IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing Service) 6.5 (no individual scores below 6.0) or PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) with a minimum score of 62 (no individual scores below 54). Applicants who have completed their Bachelor’s degree in English in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, USA or the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden) are exempted from the language test. These applicants knowledge of English must be indicated in their Bachelor’s degree certificate. b) CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: pass Grades A, B or C c) CAE (Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English): pass Grades A, B or C More detailed entry requirements of Faculty of Medicine incl. Language requirements HOW AND WHEN TO APPLY Check the admission requirements carefully. Go to Studyinfo portal, www.studyinfo.fi. Fill in and submit the application form online. Collect the required enclosures Send all your documents to University Admissions Finland The online application form will be available on the Studyinfo portal. The online application is open during the application period: December 1st 2016 - January 13th 2017. Selecting the applicants The admission committee scores the applicants by following application components: Compatibility of the background Previous academic success and study history Laboratory working experience Motivation letter The interview performance, including English skills In addition, an applicant may receive additional points from a written thesis and possible academic awards and/or stipends and completing a pre-assignment task during the interview Selected applicants will be invited to the interview 1-2 weeks in advance. Interviews will be held via Skype. Results will be published latest on March 30th 2017. ©City of Turku and University of Turku Communications [-]

Master of Science in Experimental Biomedical Research

University of Fribourg - Department of Medicine
Campus Full time September 2017 Switzerland Fribourg

The Master of Science in Experimental Biomedical Research provides opportunities for a broad learning experience in the area of biomedicine. [+]

The Master of Science in Experimental Biomedical Research provides opportunities for a broad learning experience in the area of biomedicine. It emphasizes research training and acquisition of practical skills that will enhance your capacity to take on your future employment and/or develop a career in research. Three options are offered: «Neuroscience», «Infection, Inflammation and Cancer», «Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health». Three options (majors) are offered: Neuroscience Infection, inflammation and cancer Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health What will I learn? Advanced structure and function of biological systems Mechanisms underlying normal function and dysfunction of the human body at molecular, cellular and systems levels State of the art methods in biomedical research Essential skills: scientific thinking, formulation of scientific hypotheses, research project design, data analysis and interpretation Practical research skills necessary for scientific investigations in the medical field Academic and professional openings Academic research Biotechnology Pharmaceutical industry Medical technology Health care sector Who can apply? Students with an undergraduate degree in Life Sciences or a related subject area. NEUROSCIENCE Functioning of neural circuits and systems in health and disease in both humans and relevant animal models State-of-the-art approaches for diagnosing and repairing central nervous system dysfunctions INFECTION, INFLAMMATION AND CANCER Topics at the forefront of medical research: inflammation in cancer and metastasis, immune response to cancer, development of antibiotic resistance in infectious diseases Emphasis on translational aspects and clinical relevance CARDIOVASCULAR AND METABOLIC HEALTH Mechanisms of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases in an integrative way Integration among different organs or systems e.g., cardiovascular, renal, metabolic and endocrine systems [-]

MSc Biomedical Genetics and Tissue Engineering

Brunel University: College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Uxbridge

The two MSc programmes in Biomedical Engineering draw on the wide experience of Brunel's academic staff, which ranges from the development of equipment and experiments for use in space, to research carried out in collaboration with hospitals, biomedical companies and research institutions. [+]

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering. The two MSc programmes in Biomedical Engineering draw on the wide experience of Brunel's academic staff, which ranges from the development of equipment and experiments for use in space, to research carried out in collaboration with hospitals, biomedical companies and research institutions. Four (compulsory) taught modules and two optional streams are available. Students can apply to one of the two named degree title awards - 'Biomedical, Genetics and Tissue Engineering' or 'Biomedical, Biomechanics and Bioelectronics Engineering'. The programme has a strong research and development emphasis and students will develop expertise in advanced product development and research. It aims to provide an overall knowledge base, skills and competencies, which are required in biomedical engineering, research activities and in related fields. Aims The modern healthcare industry is commercially-driven and fast moving – putting a premium on recruits who bring strong research experience. Biomedical engineering is a new and rapidly emerging field of engineering to biological and clinical problems. It relies on the methodologies and techniques developed in more traditional engineering fields, further advanced and adapted to the particular complexity associated with biological systems. These applications vary from design, development and operation of complex medical devices, used in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment, to the characterisation of tissue behaviour in health and disease, and theoretical models that enhance the understanding of complex biomedical issues. As well as giving a solid scientific understanding, this course provides students with an understanding of the commercial, ethical, legal and regulatory requirements of the industry. Graduates acquire the skills that are essential to the modern biomedical and healthcare industry, gaining expertise in management, product innovation, development and research. Our students benefit from the University’s strong industrial partnerships and pioneering research activities. Staff at Brunel generate numerous publications, conference presentations and patents, and have links with a wide range of institutions both within and outside the UK. Industry relevance Scientific understanding is just one part of medical engineering and this course also addresses commercial, ethical, legal and regulatory requirements, with input from Brunel's extensive industrial contacts. Excellent facilities We have extensive and well-equipped laboratories - with notable strengths in fluid and biofluid mechanics, IC engines, vibrations, building service engineering, and structural testing. Our computing facilities are diverse and are readily available to all students. The University is fully networked with both Sun workstations and PCs. Advanced software is available for finite and boundary element modelling of structures, finite volume modelling of flows, and for the simulation of varied control systems, flow machines, combustion engines, suspensions, built environment, and other systems of interest to the research groups. Foundation course available The Intensive International Pre-Masters Course is a full-time 14-week course for international students who have marginally fallen below the postgraduate direct entry level and would like to progress onto a Master's degree course in the College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences. It combines academic study, intensive English Language preparation, study skills and an orientation programme. Accredited courses Brunel offers a number of MSc courses in mechanical engineering, all accredited by professional institutes as further learning for those seeking to become qualified to register as Chartered Engineers (CEng). Accrediting professional institutes vary by course and include the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Energy Institute (EI) and Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). Accreditation This programme is seeking accreditation by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) post the recent change in available degree routes. The IMechE formerly accredited the MSc Biomedical Engineering and we anticipate no problems in extending this accreditation to the new routes. Mechanical Engineering offers a number of MSc courses all accredited by professional institutes as appropriate additional academic study (further learning) for those seeking to become qualified to register as Chartered Engineers (CEng). Accrediting professional institutes vary by course and include the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Energy Institute (EI) and Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). Teaching in the courses is underpinned by research activities in aerospace engineering, automotive/motorsport engineering, solid and fluid mechanics, and energy & environment. Staff generate numerous publications, conference presentations and patents, and have links with a wide range of institutions both within and outside the UK. The discipline benefits from research collaboration with numerous outside organisations including major oil companies, vehicle manufacturers, and other leading industrial firms and governmental laboratories. We have links with at least six teaching hospitals and work with universities in China, Poland, Egypt, Turkey, Denmark, Japan, Brazil, Germany, Belgium, Greece, Italy and the US. Employability Students who successfully complete the course will have gained the skills that are essential for the modern biomedical and healthcare industry, together with the expertise required to enter management, product innovation, development and research. At Brunel we provide many opportunities and experiences within your degree programme and beyond – work-based learning, professional support services, volunteering, mentoring, sports, arts, clubs, societies, and much, much more – and we encourage you to make the most of them, so that you can make the most of yourself. Entry Criteria 2016/17 A UK first or second class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in an engineering; appropriate science or technology discipline. Other qualifications and relevant experience will be assessed on an individual basis. Entry criteria are subject to review and change each academic year. English Language Requirements IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas) Pearson: 51 (51 in all subscores) BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas) [-]

Biomedical Engineering

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

Many biomedical engineers, particularly those whom work in research labs, need a graduate degree. The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides students and practicing engineers with the theoretical and practical experience needed to succeed. [+]

Biomedical Engineering The Department of Biomedical Engineering offers advanced study for the degrees of Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering. A graduate degree in Biomedical Engineering can enhance your career opportunities or prepare you for further success in academia. Our graduates are prepared for academic, clinical, or industrial research and development in: Basic Research in Engineered Tissue Model Systems, Diagnostic Bioimaging and Sensor Systems, or Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology. Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering Many biomedical engineers, particularly those whom work in research labs, need a graduate degree. The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides students and practicing engineers with the theoretical and practical experience needed to succeed. Our program has three objectives: to provide highly trained professionals to serve in academic institutions, government agencies, research labs and manufacturing and service industries to provide minority students a great opportunity for advanced graduate studies to supply additional minority graduates to the Biomedical Engineering field, where they are highly underrepresented We offer two tracks: The Professional Track is for engineers currently practicing in the biomedical industry and students interested in pursuing a management career in biomedical industry. It requires 27 credit hours of course work, a three-credit hour capstone project, and a final oral examination. The Research Track prepares graduates for further study or a career in biomedical research. On this track you’ll need a minimum of 24 credit hours of course work, one semester of the Biomedical Engineering Seminar, a minimum of six credit hours of Master’s Thesis, or a three-credit hour capstone project. [-]

MSc in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Koç University is accepting M.S degree students to study biomedical sciences and engineering. Students who want to improve patients’ well-being and save lives are encouraged to [+]

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering

Koç University is accepting M.S degree students to study biomedical sciences and engineering. Students who want to improve patients’ well-being and save lives are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Committed to be a top BMSE program of the world, KU-BMSE is run jointly at the same campus, by the Colleges of Science and Engineering, and the School of Medicine. Guided by the contemporary BMSE graduate education, you will be supervised by world-renowned faculty and be trained to become a leader of your research field.

The research areas are:

 

Neuro-engineering and Biomedical Signals  Tissue Engineering  Biological & Medical Imaging  Drug Design, Drug Discovery, Drug Release  Multi-scale Biomedical Modeling  Advanced Biomaterial Design, Computational Modeling & Synthesis  Protein Interactions  Regenerative Medicine Computational Biology & Genomics Computational Materials Science (Polymers, Biomaterials, Shape Memory Alloys) Medical Device Design, Entrepreneurship  Cardiovascular Engineering and Biomechanics Multi-Scale Experimental and Computational Mechanics of Materials and Systems  Surgical Planning, Human and Machine Interaction, Mechanosensitive Haptics  Cellular and Biomolecular Engineering     ... [-]

MSc in Biotechnology and Bioengineering

University of Kent, School of Biosciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The MSc in Biotechnology and Bioengineering is an interdisciplinary programme that provides academic and practical training in this increasingly important area of modern biology. The aim of the programme is to provide an advanced academic training in the cellular and molecular processes that relate to the production of biomedicines for use in healthcare. [+]

The MSc in Biotechnology and Bioengineering is an interdisciplinary programme that provides academic and practical training in this increasingly important area of modern biology. The aim of the programme is to provide an advanced academic training in the cellular and molecular processes that relate to the production of biomedicines for use in healthcare. This will be coupled with a rigorous practical training in the design, production and characterisation of biomolecules using state-of-the-art biotechnological and bioengineering analytical and molecular technologies. Course content The MSc in Biotechnology and Bioengineering involves studying for 120 credits of taught modules, as indicated below. The taught component takes place during the Autumn and Spring terms, while a 60-credit research project take place over the Summer months. This academic and practical training will be harnessed and developed to give practical and theoretical insight into the engineering of cellular systems such that we can predict, model and manipulate processes to improve the desired outcome (e.g. enhanced biomedicine yield, activity and efficacy). Students will acquire practical, academic and applied skills in data analysis, systems and modelling approaches, bioinformatics, together with transferable skills in scientific writing, presentation and public affairs. Upon completion of the MSc, students will be able to integrate these skills develop novel solutions to modern biotechnological issues from both academic and industrial perspectives. Students completing the MSc will be ideally placed to undertake further study in biotechnology, bioengineering and other areas of biosciences, or enter the biotechnology and bioengineering industrial sectors. The programme is taught by staff from the Industrial Biotechnology Centre, an interdisciplinary research centre whose aim is to solve complex biological problems using an integrated approach to biotechnology and Bioengineering. It is administered by the School of Biosciences who also contribute to the programme. Core Modules The core programme features two 30-credit modules in the Autumn term that are intended to provide an advanced practical and applied training in subject-specific and transferable skills. The intention of this core programme is to provide an underpinning knowledge of the principles and techniques within the field of biotechnology, modern biological techniques and the communication of science to both specialist professional and public groups. In the Spring term, students apply these skills within the context of molecular processing to give detailed academic and industrial insight into engineering biological systems. Practical and applied research skills for advanced biologists (30 credits) Science at work (30 credits) Biotechnology and public affairs (non-credit bearing) Advanced molecular processing for biotechnologists and bioengineers (30 credits) During the summer term and summer vacation, students work full time on a research project under the guidance of a member of academic staff. Some of these projects are in liaison with industrial partners. Research Project (60 credits) Optional Modules Students will also have various optional modules available (30 credits in total; Spring) to ‘flavour’ the MSc to their own interests/needs so the degree can be bioscience, engineering, computer or business/enterprise focussed. New enterprise startup (15 credits) Advanced control systems (15 credits) Advanced instrumentation systems (15 credits) Biological information processing (15 credits) Molecular and quantum computing (15 credits) Advanced analytical and emerging technologies in biotechnology and bioengineering (30 credits) Targeted cancer therapies (15 credits) Translational medicine: from the laboratory to the clinic (15 credits) Assessment The course features a number of course work assignments that will consider the most current research and thinking in the biotechnology and bioengineering areas. This will involve assessment of taught components through examination and /or continuous evaluation through writing traditional scientific laboratory reports. The research project will be assessed by written dissertation, presenting a poster at the annual School research symposium, oral presentation and viva voce examination Admission requirements Students must have, or expect to have, a minimum 2.2 degree or equivalent in biosciences, biotechnology, engineering or a related subject. Applications will be considered throughout the year and places filled on a competitive basis on the strength of the applications received. Please note that the School of Biosciences has a number of funding and scholarship opportunities for master's students. Please visit the funding and scholarships page to review eligibility criteria and the application procedure. [-]

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Kaunas University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Aging population poses difficult challenges to the health care system, and Biomedical Engineering is helpful in finding solutions for those challenges. During studies, the students deepen their theoretical knowledge and develop their research skills for development and improvement of the equipment for medical diagnostics, therapy and health monitoring. The graduates work in the industry of medical devices, research centres, and state regulatory institutions. [+]

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering. Biomedical Engineering Master of Science in Engineering Aging population poses difficult challenges to the health care system, and Biomedical Engineering is helpful in finding solutions for those challenges. During studies, the students deepen their theoretical knowledge and develop their research skills for development and improvement of the equipment for medical diagnostics, therapy and health monitoring. The graduates work in the industry of medical devices, research centres, and state regulatory institutions. Top reasons to study @KTU Why KTU? Why Lithuania? Course outline More information about programme ktu.edu/m/biomedical-engineering Academic mobility & internship opportunities KTU students are encouraged to use academic mobility programme among which Erasmus+ is the most popular. More than 350 Erasmus+ and 100 other bilateral agreements are made for student exchange, and the students may spend 1 semester in a partner university of KTU and gain credits which are transferred into their study plan. The main universities-partners of the programme are Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), Vienna University of Technology (Austria), University of Southern Denmark (Denmark), University of Zaragoza (Spain). Internship (studies practice) can be performed additionally to study plan (in summer between the 1st and 2nd year or as a part of Research projects). The students of this programme may perform internship in Lithuania or abroad using Erasmus+, IAESTE, AIESEC, ISIEC, P4V, etc. academic mobility programmes and designated scholarship. Graduates’ internships are offered as well as a partner university of KTU and gain credits which are transferred into their study plan. The main business partners of the programme are Vilnius University Hospital Santariškių Klinikos, UAB Baltec CNC Technologies, AB Gambro Lundia (Sweden), Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements (Poland), etc. Graduate careers Rapid changes and development in healthcare area opens wide career opportunities. As a result, the Master’s programme Biomedical Engineering graduates will have great career prospects at high technologies companies, which develop and produce medical devices; expert-consultant at the, marketing, sales, testing and operation of medical equipment. Advice of a student/graduate “The study programme Biomedical Engineering provided by KTU in the Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering was actually really good. During my studies I have learned about non-invasive blood pressure and stress measurement, artificial organ architecture, biomedical signal acquisition and processing as well as many other subject. Now in my work place I applying my engineering skills I got during my studies in KTU: from medical instrument validation till programmatic architecture design.” - Esco Medical Ltd, Engineer Basant Kumar Bajpai. Application and admission requirements Academic Requirements Applications are submitted online on http://apply.ktu.edu and all requested documents must be uploaded onto the electronic application form. University Bachelor (a minimum of a 3 years) degree certificate and its supplement (legalised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into English and notary verified); Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject; Research activities, articles are not required but gives higher entry score. Entry score is calculated where the weight in % of each entry subject is as follows: 70% CGPA 20% Research activities, articles, if any 10% Motivation (skype interview) proficiency in English: IELTS ≥6.0, TOEFL ≥85, CEFR ≥C1, or equivalent, motivation letter followed by skype interview, digital photo, notary verified copy of passport or ID (for the EU citizens only). For transfer students additionally: original academic transcript of ongoing education at university and the description of taken courses. Programme qualification requirement: Bachelor in biomedical/biophysics/electronics/informatics engineering Application deadline EU, EEA, CIS, Georgia, Turkey applicants: 30 July EU applicants for free of charge studies: 10 July International applicants: 30 June The admission offer is given within 10 days after full submission of online application and motivation interview if requested (except for those who apply for state funded places). Fees and scholarships Tuition fee EU citizens and citizens with Lithuanian origin: Lithuania provides free of charge studies for EU citizens based on study field quota and competition therefore all EU citizens and those whose parents or grandparents hold Lithuanian citizenship once are encouraged to apply for state funded places. Application deadline is 10 July. Those who have lower entry score but still meet minimum entry requirements may study as fee payers. Non-EU citizens: 4000 EUR / year. Scholarships and discounts KTU may award scholarships for applicants with outstanding qualifications and for good academic results throughout studies (for all citizens). KTU also acknowledges possible grants from your home institutions and/or other relevant foundations/organisations. Special discounts are applied for the EU-candidate countries citizens (Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey). More information on admissions.ktu.edu Living costs The cost of living depends on individual habits and lifestyle (food, entertainment, travelling, hygiene, services, etc.). Books and other study materials are provided by university. KTU offers accommodation in KTU residencies (monthly rates vary from EUR 50 to 140). Overall estimated cost of living per month is ~EUR 450. Key facts Study language: English Duration: 2 years (120 ECTS), Delivery mode: on campus (Kaunas, Lithuania) Studies commence: 1st September Mode of studies: full time Application deadline: EU, EEA, CIS, Georgia, Turkey applicants: 30 July EU applicants for free of charge studies: 10 July International applicants: 30 June [-]

MSc/P.Grad.Dip. in Bioengineering

Trinity College Dublin
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The MSc in Bioengineering provides education and training to the next generation of biomedical engineers. Bioengineering is defined as the application of the principles of engineering to advancements in healthcare and medicine. Some of the most exciting work in biomedical engineering today takes place at the intersection of disciplines where the biological, physical and digital worlds intersect and have an impact on the human condition... [+]

MSc/P.Grad.Dip. in Bioengineering The MSc in Bioengineering provides education and training to the next generation of biomedical engineers. Bioengineering is defined as the application of the principles of engineering to advancements in healthcare and medicine. Some of the most exciting work in biomedical engineering today takes place at the intersection of disciplines where the biological, physical and digital worlds intersect and have an impact on the human condition. www.tcd.ie/bioengineering/msc Students of the MSc in Bioengineering in Trinity College Dublin take lectures from experts in a variety of biomedical engineering subjects and carry out research in world class, state of the art research laboratories and facilities. Students of the MSc in Bioengineering have the opportunity to specialise in one of three key research themes - neural engineering, tissue engineering and medical device design. The MSc in Bioengineering with specialisation in Neural Engineering aims to provide students with the education needed to undertake neural engineering in research and clinical environments. Students receive a focused education on the key subjects of neural engineering such as Neural Signal Analysis, Implantable Neural Systems and Neuroimaging Technologies. Neural engineering has generated considerable scientific and clinical opportunities, not only for the development of interfaces between the brain and computers but also for its mostly untapped potential to help understand neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s’ Disease or psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia. The MSc in Bioengineering with specialisation in Medical Device Design is designed to bring together clinicians, researchers and the medical device industry to produce new solutions for clinical needs. The field of medical device research is a fast moving area which can offer students a rewarding career in the global medical device market. Students will gain a specific education of the key topics in medical device design process and a knowledge of medical device regulation. The MSc in Bioengineering with specialisation in Tissue Engineering provides students with an understanding of stem cells, animal/human cell culture processes, and strategies to regenerate or repair damaged tissues. This exiting multidisciplinary field of research holds significant potential in the treatment of many diseases and disorders. Admission Requirements Applicants will be required to hold at least an upper second class honors degree in engineering, biomedical technology, or a cognate discipline. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and short-listed candidates will be invited for interview on a rolling basis. Fees 2016/17 EU students - EUR 3,750 - This course is partly funded under the National Development Plan Graduate Skills Conversion Programme for EU fee paying students. Non-EU students - EUR 16,675 [-]

Master in Biomedical Engineering (MS)

University of Bridgeport
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Bridgeport

The Biomedical Engineering program takes an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to advance the knowledge of its graduates toward developing an understanding of fundamental issues at the interface of engineering, biology, and medicine. [+]

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering. The Biomedical Engineering program takes an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to advance the knowledge of its graduates toward developing an understanding of fundamental issues at the interface of engineering, biology, and medicine. Students will learn about the evolutionary process, focusing on how living things function and how several branches of engineering and science are interconnected in these processes. Biomedical Engineering has the potential to improve human health through cross-disciplinary research and application that integrate the engineering sciences with the biomedical sciences and clinical practice. This program builds knowledge, skills, and critical thinking necessary to further new discoveries in tissue regeneration, biomaterials, biologically inspired materials, tissue engineering, physiological measurements, bioelectronics, biomechanics, bioMEMS, wireless communications in cells, biosensing, biorobotics, biosignaling, ergonomics and associated interfaces. Dual Degrees The department offers the opportunity to acquire dual graduate degrees along with the M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering. Candidates for these dual Master’s Degree programs are typically required to complete a total of 48-52 credit hours to satisfy the requirements of two Master’s Degrees. This implies 15-19 credit hours in addition to the 34 hours required for the M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering. Learning Outcomes Consistent with the university’s vision, and with the missions of the School of Engineering and the Biomedical Engineering Program, the educational objectives for the Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering program were established as follows: Graduates of the BME program will have a sound integrated knowledge of science and engineering fundamentals with respect to the biomedical issues. Graduates will be proficient in the use of modern techniques, tools, procedures, and information sources which are useful in the definition and solution of problems in biomedical engineering. Graduates will have the ability to apply their scientific knowledge and engineering tools and techniques to design useful and economically feasible novel materials, devices, systems and processes which address problems relevant to the fields of biomedical engineering. Graduates will have the breadth and depth of knowledge, and a commitment to continued learning, necessary to understand the economic, social, ethical, and aesthetic aspects of their profession and their work, and to effectively communicate the results of their work. [-]

MSc in Biomedical Engineering

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Linköping

This programme combines fundamental concepts and knowledge in engineering, biology and medicine to develop innovative technologies, materials, processes and systems, with the aim of improving healthcare and contributing to translational research. [+]

This programme combines fundamental concepts and knowledge in engineering, biology and medicine to develop innovative technologies, materials, processes and systems, with the aim of improving healthcare and contributing to translational research. You will expand your skills and knowledge in engineering, mathematics, physics, multidimensional signal generation and analysis, and you will combine medical informatics with biomedical modelling applied to human anatomy. The first year is mainly a broad compulsory segment, with courses in anatomy and physiology, medical information systems, and signal theory. The second year comprises in-depth specialisation in one of four tracks. Programme description This programme combines fundamental concepts and knowledge in engineering, biology and medicine to develop innovative technologies, materials, processes and systems, with the aim of improving healthcare and contributing to translational research. You will expand your skills and knowledge in engineering, mathematics, physics, multidimensional signal generation and analysis, and you will combine medical informatics with biomedical modelling applied to human anatomy. The first year is mainly a broad compulsory segment, with courses in anatomy and physiology, medical information systems, and signal theory. The second year comprises in-depth specialisation in one of four tracks: Medical Informatics Biomedical Signals and Instrumentation Bioengineering Medical Imaging Each track encompasses approximately 25 compulsory ECTS credits and 15 elective credits. In the final term, you write a thesis within your chosen specialisation, at the department or in a hospital or industry. After graduating, you will have the skills to formulate and solve engineering problems in the biomedical domain, implement and operate help-improving systems and processes, and evaluate engineering tools and approaches in medicine. The learning outcomes are achieved through the thematic environment of student-centred learning, using teaching methods that include, for example, tutorial groups and home exams. Career opportunities Biomedical engineers are employed in the industry, in hospitals, government agencies and various research facilities, design materials, devices, algorithms, processes or systems. They often have coordinating or interfacing functions and sometimes do teaching. A master’s degree in biomedical engineering is also a formal qualification for postgraduate studies. Many of our alumni have continued their studies towards a doctoral degree. [-]

MSc Medical Biotechnology

Manipal University Dubai
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Medical Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary field which has tremendous significance in the pharmaceutical industry. It finds application in drug production, gene therapy and genetic testing. It can be used to make efficient, cost effective, innovative medicines. [+]

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering. QUICK FACTS 5 Schools 30 Programs 40 Nationalities 2000+ Students 4000+ Alumni OVERVIEW Medical Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary field which has tremendous significance in the pharmaceutical industry. It finds application in drug production, gene therapy and genetic testing. It can be used to make efficient, cost effective, innovative medicines. It has the potential to improve health care by the development of diagnostic kits, development of tailor made medicines, accurate methods of determining appropriate drug dosages, improvement of vaccines. MSc Medical Biotechnology is a specialization program aimed at providing excellent opportunity for the students to take off in a promising career in the field of medical research and diagnostics. It was introduced with the vision of empowering students with the knowledge, skills, and latest developments in this frontier science. The program is tailor-made by experts to suit the current needs of the industry and academia. Upon successful completion of the program, the students shall Get an overall exposure to various aspects of current medical research and its applications Understand the applications of tools of biotechnology and Bioinformatics for the improvement of human life and Environment. Develop various skill sets required to be a successful professional in the area of specialization. THE PROGRAM OFFERS THESE BENEFITS: Modern classrooms with Wi-Fi internet connectivity, projection systems Approximately 1,200 square meters of laboratory space which is well-equipped with state-of-the-art scientific instruments Advanced laboratory facilities for Molecular Biology, Cytogenetic-Microscopy and Imaging, Cell and Tissue Engineering. The state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are equipped with Biotechnology based lab equipments such an autoclave, bio-safety hood, CO2 incubator, compound microscope, conductivity meter, (minus 40 and minus 80), PCR machine, gel documentation system, gel electrophoresis, high speed refrigerated centrifuge, ice maker, inverted microscope, laminar hood, light microscope, microbial incubator, micro-centrifuge, UV spectrophotometer, UV-Transilluminator, water bath and shaker and water distillation unit. Students are taught using conventional as well as modern methods, including whiteboard, videos, discussions and assignments/lab and project work. Frequent field visits to industries and conferences are part of the learning process Students present their research work at regional seminars and are encouraged to attend workshops and training in higher level skills Group assignments to inculcate skills to work in a team Air-conditioned academic and hostel buildings Scholarships to meritorious students Ambience and environment to facilitate creativity and innovation. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Students have excellent career opportunities in following sectors: Teaching in school and university Medical hospital and clinics Food testing laboratory Research & development laboratory Biopharmaceuticals laboratory Environmental laboratory Marketing and sales of biomedical products. ELIGIBILITY Candidates must have passed Bachelors degree in any Life Science subject from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. FEES Application Fee: 100 AED Registration Fee: 1500 AED Tuition Fee per year: 36,750 AED [-]

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (M.S.)

The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years September 2017 USA District of Columbia + 1 more

Offered through the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the M.S. program in Biomedical Engineering is designed to prepare students to apply engineering principles to problems in medicine and biology; to understand and model attributes of living systems; and to synthesize biomedical systems and devices. [+]

Program Overview Offered through the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the M.S. program in Biomedical Engineering is designed to prepare students to apply engineering principles to problems in medicine and biology; to understand and model attributes of living systems; and to synthesize biomedical systems and devices. The program is strongly interdisciplinary, as students choose from a large array of areas of study across the university. The core faculty expertise includes cancer therapy, cardiac electrophysiology, biosensors, microfluidics, medical imaging and image analysis, optogenetics, robotics, and ultrasound applications in medicine. Both the M.S. and Ph.D. programs are based on the main campus in Foggy Bottom, taking full advantage of the close proximity to the School of Medicine, the Milken Institute School of Public Health, and the GW Hospital. These interactions are supplemented by collaborations with nearby clinical and research facilities, including Children’s National Health System and federal agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (M.S.) Credit hours: 30 Duration: Two years (full-time or 9 credit hours/semester) or three years (part-time or 3 credit hours/semester) Thesis options: Two - Students who choose to complete a thesis take 24 credit hours of course work and 6 credit hours for conducting thesis research. These 6 credit hours must be taken over two terms. Students who choose the non-thesis option take 30 credit hours of course work Other requirements: ​Colloquium requirement: Students must attend five seminars, workshops, or symposia sponsored by the department in order to fulfill this zero-credit requirement. Master's Program Degree Requirements The course requirements listed below are in addition to the general Master's Degree Requirements. Students must take at least 5 courses from the list below: BME 4830 Introduction to Medical Imaging Methods BME 6482 Medical Measurements* BME 6483 Medical Instrumentation Design BME 6484 Biomedical Signal Analysis* BME 6485 Medical Imaging I BME 6486 Clinical Medicine for Engineers BME 6487 Rehabilitation Medicine Engineering BME 6842 Image Engineering BME 8484 Medical Imaging II BME 8485 Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering * denotes required courses Students must also complete the colloquium requirement and register for: BME 6065 - Colloquium M.S. Admissions Requirements Applicants must submit the following materials in order to be considered for admission into a master's program at SEAS. All materials except test scores must be uploaded to the online application form: Online Application Transcripts Scanned copies of unofficial transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned; the program was not completed; or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Please ensure that all transcripts are properly scanned and attached to the online application form. Otherwise, applicants will receive notifications requesting legible transcripts, which may delay review of their application. Please do not mail official transcripts unless you are instructed to do so by a SEAS admissions officer. Admissions decisions are based on unofficial transcripts. For international applicants, please see additional requirements for attaching foreign transcripts to the online application. GRE scores The Graduate Records Examination (GRE) is required of all applicants, except for those applying for a Combined Five-Year Program. GRE scores must be sent to institution code 5246 through the Educational Testing Service (ETS). There is no minimum score required on the GRE for admission. However, applicants are encouraged to score within the 90th percentile of the Quantitative section of the exam in order to be considered competitive. To see average GRE scores from the most recent incoming class, visit the Graduate Student Profile. English proficiency exam scores (international applicants) International applicants who did not receive a degree from an institution situated in the United States or English-speaking country must also submit scores from the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic exams. Please view the International Admissions section for information on English language exam score requirements and sending scores to GW. Letters of Recommendation A minimum of two (2) letters of recommendation is required to be submitted with the online application form. These may be from your academic advisor, professor, and/or employer. If you would like to be considered for funding (assistantships, scholarships, etc.), you will need an additional letter of recommendation for a total of three (3) letters with your online application. Statement of Purpose Applicants must include an essay of 250-500 words that clearly states their purpose in undertaking graduate study at the George Washington University; explains their academic objectives, research interests, and career plans; and discusses related qualifications including collegiate, professional, and community activities, as well as any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned. It is strongly encouraged that essays stay within the 500 word limit. While applicants are not penalized for submitting longer essays, concise essays are more effective in demonstrating an applicant's motivation. The Statement of Purpose must be written by the applicant. Any essay found to have been written by anyone other than the applicant, or plagiarized from other published materials, will be withdrawn from consideration. Résumé/CV A current résumé or curriculum vitae (CV) should be uploaded with the online application form. If you have published articles in peer-reviewed publications, please include them as a hyperlink. M.S. applicants must also demonstrate the following requirements in order to be considered for admission: A bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for the last 60 credits of undergraduate work. A bachelor's degree in another field, in which the applicant may be required to take a set of deficiency courses, to be determined by the department on a case-by-case basis. [-]

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Lawrence Technological University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Southfield

The aging U.S. population and a national focus on health issues are creating many new opportunities in the biomedical engineering field. [+]

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering. The aging U.S. population and a national focus on health issues are creating many new opportunities in the biomedical engineering field. As the need for more cost-effective and efficient medical devices, equipment, and procedures intensifies, so does the demand for biomedical engineers. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the biomedical engineering field will grow 27 percent in the next decade – one of the fastest rates of any occupation. The annual median salary of biomedical engineers is $87,000. Biomedical engineering is a multidisciplinary field that brings together engineering tools and problem solving to advance life science discoveries in biology, biochemistry, physiology, and psychology to create new procedures and technologies that prevent, diagnose, and treat clinical diseases. Biomedical engineers work in a growing range of fields, including manufacturing, orthopedics, pharmaceuticals, rehabilitation, medical imaging, tissue engineering, biosensors, medical devices and in hospitals, government agencies, and research. Continuing your studies at the graduate level will better position you to take advantage of these opportunities. The U.S. Department of Labor notes that in order 'to lead a research team, a biomedical engineer typically needs a graduate degree." [-]