MS- Bioengineering

General Requirements

  • 30 credits total (including thesis credits)
  • 10 credits (minimum) of EBIO 590 Master's Thesis
  • 21 or more credits required for degree must be at 5xx level
  • 3xx level courses are not allowed
  • 4xx level courses may be used (maximum of 9)
  • Courses with grades below C- cannot be used to satisfy degree requirements
  • Three credits (min.) registration required during term of:
    • Comprehensive Examination and Thesis defense
    • Graduation (1 credit with in absentee graduation request on file)

A Bioengineering MS program of study should include the following:

EGEN 505Advanced Engineering Analysis3
or EGEN 506 Numerical Sol to Engr Problems
EBIO 594Seminar (Can be taken twice)1
EBIO 590Master's Thesis10
Engineering Courses 16
EBIO 461Principles of Biomedical Engineering3
EBIO 566Fundamentals of Biofilm Engr3
EELE 509The Art of Biochips - Solving Healthcare Problems with BioMEMS3
EENV 561Environ Eng Reactor Theory3
EENV 562Water Treatment Process/Design3
EENV 563Wastewater Treat Proc/Design3
EIND 413Ergonomics & Human Factors Engineering3
EIND 511Design for Quality of Life3
EIND 514Occupational Biomechanics3
EMAT 464Biomedical Materials Engineering3
EM 525Continuum Mechanics3
EMEC 465Bio-inspired Engineering3
EMEC 524Cellular Mechanotransduction3
EMEC 540Biomechanics of Human Movement3
Other Graded Courses 19-10
BCH 524Mass Spectrometry3
BCH 544Molecular Biology3
BIOH 528Molecular Basis of Neurological Diseases3
BIOH 520Molecular Genetics3
BIOH 528Molecular Basis of Neurological Diseases3
BIOH 542Survey of Current Cell Signaling2
BIOH 565Gene Expression Lab: From Genes to Proteins to Cells3
BIOM 430Applied and Environmental Microbiology4
MB 520Microbial Physiology3
MB 540Environmental Microbiology3

1 Curriculum requirements for the M. S. degree in Bioengineering are highly individualized and established in consultation with and approved by the student's graduate committee. The courses listed are often considered when establishing the program of study for a particular student.  Exceptions from the Engineering course requirements (6 credits) will be considered by the Bioengineering MS oversight committee.

Total number of credits must be 30 credits or greater.