Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

General

Program Description

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Texas is committed to educating and creating well-rounded, knowledgeable biomedical engineers who are passionate about improving the quality of life for people in Texas, the United States, and the world.

To earn this degree, students will earn 30 credits for the thesis option and 33 credits for the non-thesis option. Students also have the option to earn a Certificate in Health Services Management through the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

A Biomedical Engineering concentration is available in the Electrical Engineering, Mechanical, and Energy Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. programs.

Graduate Opportunities

An increased emphasis on health care, innovative engineering, and technological advances have contributed to the rising demand for biomedical engineers. The U.S. Department of Labor expects biomedical engineering to grow at an above-average rate and become the fastest growing engineering field over the next decade. With a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from UNT, you’ll be prepared for an engineering career that solves societal problems, advances technology and improves the quality of life for people everywhere.

As a UNT biomedical engineering graduate student, you will have the opportunity to work with world-renowned faculty who are conducting innovative research in biomaterials, biomedical instrumentation, nanotechnology, and biomechanics. You’ll also have the opportunity to collaborate on research projects with faculty members at the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth.

Research opportunities

The College of Engineering has a state of the art instructional facilities and top-ranked research laboratories. With cutting edge research equipment our labs offer exciting possibilities for study and discovery. You can also work with faculty members researching:

  • Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Nano-technology and nanomedicine

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Biomedical Engineering Master’s program, students should meet the following requirements.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in undergraduate coursework.
  • Acceptable GRE scores. Successful applicants will typically present scores of 155 or higher on the Quantitative section and 146 or higher on the Verbal section.
  • Most international students need proof of English proficiency of 79+ on TOEFL or 6.0+ on IELTS.

Students who do not have a background in Biomedical Engineering may take leveling courses to qualify for admission to the program as determined by the department.

Last updated May 2019

About the School

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Welcome to the UNT College of Engineering, a young and vibrant college at a top tier (R1) university. The college is going through a phase of transformation, adding nine tenured/tenure-track and two non-tenure-track faculty members in 2019, with plans to continue expanding over the next 4-5 years. Read less