Master of Biological Engineering

The objectives of this degree program are to prepare students for professional practice in any field of engineering involving biological processes and to provide a foundation in the fundamental knowledge of biological engineering. Candidates are required to take a total of 30 credit hours: nine credit hours of core courses, six credit hours of required biology courses, three credit hours of a required professional course, and 12 credit hours of electives.

Curriculum

Core Courses (9)
CHE 406Transport Phenomena3
CHE 503Thermodynamics3
CHE 577Bioprocess Engineering3
Biology Requirements (6)
BIOL 504Biochemistry3
BIOL 515Molecular Biology3
Professional Requirement (3)
CHE 506Entrepreneurship & IP Mgmt3
Electives (12)
Select 12 credit hours from the following:12
Introduction to Medical Device3
Biostatistics3
Metabolic Engineering3
Biomaterials3
Pharmaceutical Engineering3
Tissue Engineering3
Drug Delivery3
Seminar in Chemical Engrng1
Special Problems1-6
Biotech Processes in ENVE3
3
Other approved electives from CHE, CHEM, BME, BIOL, including:
Recommended
CHE 593 Seminar in Chemical Engrng (or general seminars offered in energy and/or sustainability by WISER)
1
Total Credit Hours30