12 months
22302 USD/year
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The Master’s of Engineering (M.E.) degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of South Carolina is a professional Master’s Program for students who are focused on a career in the healthcare industry. Students will develop deep technical skills through advanced coursework at the interface between engineering and biology.

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What to Expect

As a Biomedical Engineering major at the University of South Carolina , you will develop the ability to identify, formulate and solve open-ended problems at the interface of engineering and medicine using skills acquired in mathematics; biological, chemical and physical sciences; and engineering. You will also learn how to communicate technical material, function on a multidisciplinary team, demonstrate professional and ethical responsibility, continue along a path of lifelong learning and recognize economic, social and global issues related to the profession.

You will enjoy courses with hands-on laboratory components as well as a senior capstone design sequence, during which you will work on problems defined by doctors or biomedical engineering industries. You will also be encouraged to get involved with research opportunities.

What can I specialize in?

The curriculum provides the opportunity to engage in different technical and engineering, as well as business school electives. You may choose between a project management, entrepeneurship or technical track; elective components will be tailored to your specific interests.  


A major in biomedical engineering can prepare you for careers in:

  • design, development and manufacturing of medical devices and procedures
  • pharmaceuticals
  • biology
  • medicine
  • federal agencies such as the FDA or U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Biomedical Engineers
  • Delivery of Bioactive Agents
  • Engineering Analysis (exclusively for Master's Accelerator students)
  • Human Cell and Molecular Biology for Biomedical Engineers
  • Modeling and Simulation of Biomedical Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree: From an accredited college or university (or international equivalent) 
  • Official Transcripts
  • Official Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Application Fee: $50 for students using the general application. 
  • English Proficiency Requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22302 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

22,302 - 30,183 USD


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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