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MS Biomedical Engineering

Program Description

The MS of Biomedical Engineering program is well-suited for those individuals who desire depth in engineering application to living systems, with a strong pragmatic and rigorous, hands-on educational experience. The program aims to provide graduates with a broad-based advanced education in engineering coupled with applied biology that will prepare graduates for the many diverse career opportunities of biomedical engineering, including preparation for further study in engineering and/or medicine, leading to the Doctor of Engineering, MD, Ph.D, or MD/Ph.D. degrees.

Learning Outcomes

  • Broad technical skills in biomedical research
  • Proficient in critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • In-depth knowledge of current research
  • Fluent with the non-technical aspects of regenerative medicine, such as ethics and commercialization
  • Advanced presentation and communication skills
  • Effective working in teams and managing interpersonal relationships

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Career Opportunities

Careers with medical device companies, regenerative medicine companies, biotechnology companies, academic research associate, doctoral programs, health professions school (e.g. MD), etc.

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Units to Degree Completion45
Culminating EventThesis, Project, or Exam
Letters of Recommendation3
GRERequired
Program Websitebmed.calpoly.edu

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