Master of Science in Medical Devices and Biomaterials
The overall objective of the Master of Medical Device and Biomaterials is to provide education and training relevant to the design and development of medical devices. Special emphasis is placed on principles of engineering design methodology, computational and modeling aspects of medical devices, and design and use of biomaterials in medical devices. Students will be encouraged to apply for internship and co-op opportunities. The student must have a minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA in an engineering or science bachelor’s program to be admitted. Candidates should have prior coursework that demonstrates proficiency in math.
The admission requirements for the degree include a relevant undergraduate degree with the following minimum requirements: an earned GPA of 3.0, GRE composite score of 300 and quantitative score of 80%, 2 semesters of Calculus and 1 semester of Differential Equations.
|Minimum Credits Required||32|
|Maximum 400-Level Credit||12|
|Maximum 500-Level Credit||20|
|Maximum Transfer Credit||9|
|Maximum 700-Level Credit||6|
|BME 500||Intro to Biomedical Engrg||2-3|
|BME 525||Introduction to Medical Device||3|
|BME 526||Advanced Design||3|
|BME 553||Quantitative Physiology||3|
|IDX 542||Analysis + Synthesis in Design||3|
|Select 2 courses from the following list (6 credits) plus an additional 6 credits of Math/Life Science/Eng courses recommended from this list. Other courses may be selected with adviser approval prior to course registration.||12|
|Cell Biomechanics ((or))||3|
|Quant Aspects Cell/Tissue Engg ((or))||3|
|Special Projects 1||3-6|
|Entrepreneurship & IP Mgmt ((or))||3|
|Drug Delivery ((or))||3|
|Finite Elmnt Methods in Engrg||3|
|Total Credit Hours||32-33|
An independent research project may be completed to fulfill credit hour requirements.