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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Biomedical Engineering, MS


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Colleges  >Cullen College of Engineering  >Department of Biomedical Engineering  >Biomedical Engineering, MS

Before starting the program, students need to choose from one of the following three tracks:

  1. Neural, Cognitive, and Rehabilitation Engineering
  2. Biomedical Imaging
  3. Genomics, Proteomics and Bionanoscience and Engineering

M.S. in Biomedical Engineering with Thesis


The program requires the completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours, including a thesis, of approved graduate work distributed as follows:

  • One (1) math course - total of at least three credit hours
  • One (1) statistics course - total of at least three credit hours
  • Five (5) courses (1 core and 4 electives) - total of at least fifteen credit hours
  • Nine (9) thesis/research credit hours
  • Seminar attendance (minimum of 2 semesters)

All students selecting the thesis option must satisfactorily defend the thesis in the presence of the thesis committee prior to its acceptance.

M.S. in Biomedical Engineering without Thesis


The program requires the completion of a minimum of 36 credit hours of approved coursework distributed as follows:

  • One (1) math course - total of at least three credit hours
  • One (1) statistics course - total of at least three credit hours
  • Ten (10) courses (1 core and 9 electives) - total of at least thirty credit hours
    Note:  Six of the nine course electives are in an area of concentration.

 

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