MEng in Biomedical Engineering

The Master of Engineering (MEng) Program in Biomedical Engineering is a professional degree program for students who are focused on a career in industry in the health care, medical device, biotechnology, or bio-pharmaceutical areas. The curriculum ensures that students preparing for a career in the health care sector gain fundamental technology leadership skills important to biomedical engineers. Students in the MEng degree program receive exposure to issues related to product development, project management, innovation, and commercialization. Students are also required to focus their technical training by completing advanced biomedical engineering coursework in an area of specialization. The program is designed to be completed by full-time students in one academic year.


Master of Engineering students are required to complete a minimum of 32 credit hours, as follows:

Structured Course Requirements

  • BE 695 Advanced Biomedical Design and Development (8 credits, satisfies the practicum requirement)
  • BME Technical Electives: any BE course at 500-level or higher with the exception of BE 790 and above (8 credits)
  • ENG Technical Electives at 500-level or higher and may include additional BE coursework (8 credits)
  • Math course selected from approved list (4 credits)
  • Choice of one additional technology leadership courses from the following:
    • ENG ME 502 Intellectual Assets: Creation, Protection, and Commercialization
    • ENG ME 517 Product Development
    • ENG ME 525 Technology Ventures
    • ENG ME 550 Product Supply Chain Design
    • ENG ME 583 Product Management
    • ENG ME 584 Manufacturing Strategy
    • ENG ME 703 Managerial Cost Accounting
    • ENG EC 518 Project Management for Software-Intensive Systems
    • GSM HM 703 Health Sector Issues and Opportunities
    • GSM HM 801 Bench to Bedside—Translating Biomedical Innovation from the Laboratory to the Marketplace
    • GSM SI 839 Managing and Leading Innovation
    • GSM OB 848 The Leadership Challenge
    • GSM SI 852 Starting New Ventures
    • GSM SI 855 Entrepreneurship
    • GSM PL 870 Government, Society, and Sustainable Development
    • GSM SI 871 Strategies for Bringing Technology to Market