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Biomedical Innovation and Development, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #34 (WUR) , GA,
Graduates of this intensive one-year professional master’s program will be exceptionally well prepared to pursue and advance their careers in the dynamic field of biomedical engineering devices and technology. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will receive a “Master of Biomedical Innovation and Development” (MBID) degree from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).


This new BioID master's program will bring together students from mechanical, electrical and computer, human factors, systems analysis and manufacturing backgrounds to learn and work in multi-disciplinary teams on clinically relevant needs for new techniques and medical products. This masters program is composed of thirty-six (36) credit hours over three (3) contiguous semesters with seven (7) required courses, two (2) graduate electives, and a two-semester clinically focused team master's project. The faculty, composed of GT biomedical engineering and management professors, clinical/hospital faculty and industry professionals, will create a multi disciplinary teaching approach to educate graduate students from multiple engineering and science backgrounds. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • BioiD Clinical Literacy and Experience
  • Medical Markets and Clinical Specialties
  • Product Planning and Project Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Working biomedical or professionals as well as qualified recent graduates are invited to apply for the Georgia Tech MBID professional master’s degree program.

To be competitive, you should have:

  • Have an undergraduate in any of the following:
  • Engineering, Science, Medicine or Business.
  • A grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 overall with a 3.25 in your undergraduate major.
  • Relevant experience industry or through internships will be a plus.
  • Your most recent GRE score,
  • Submission of a statement of intent,
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation, and
  • Proficiency in oral and written English (TOEFL minimum score required: 100).

Additional requirements are as follows:

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1693 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    3386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1693 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    2154 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1077 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Atlanta

  • 1213 - 2210 USD/month
    Living Costs

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