Biomedical Engineering MS

Degree Requirements

The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide.

MS-Only Degree without Thesis

Total Units Required: 12

Course Title
Two of the three listed below: 1
Advanced Systems Physiology
Advanced Systems Physiology
Advanced Systems Physiology
Quantitative science and engineering courses from approved list or by permission (3 units)
Advanced statistics course from approved list or by permission (1 unit)
Other engineering and science courses (4 units) 2
Restricted Electives (2 units) 3
Research Seminar (3 quarters - 0 units):
Graduate Research Seminar in Biomedical Engineering

Other Requirements

  • Examinations: none specified
  • Research/Projects: either (1) approved project (one quarter minimum of BMD_ENG 499-0 Projects) or (2) three courses with significant project components from approved list
  • Other: 7 of the 12 courses must be engineering courses. Restricted electives courses do not count as engineering courses.

MS-Only Degree with Thesis

Total Units Required: 9

Course Title
Two of the three listed below: 1
Advanced Systems Physiology
Advanced Systems Physiology
Advanced Systems Physiology
Quantitative science and engineering courses from approved list or by permission (3 units)
Advanced statistics course from approved list or by permission (1 unit)
Other engineering and sciences courses (2 units) 2
Restricted Elective (1 unit) 3
Research Seminar (3 quarters - 0 units):
Graduate Research Seminar in Biomedical Engineering

Other Requirements

  • Examinations: defend master's thesis
  • Research/Projects: see master's thesis
  • Master's Thesis: required
  • Other: 5 out of 9 courses must be engineering. Restricted elective courses do not typically count as engineering courses.