Biomedical Engineering

University of Miami

12 months
36540 USD/year
36540 USD/year
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The MS program in Biomedical Engineering (BME) from University of Miami welcomes students from diverse backgrounds, including students with undergraduate degrees in biomedical engineering and other engineering disciplines who seek advanced professional training or specialization in a particular area of biomedical engineering.


Students enrolled in the MS program in Biomedical Engineering (BME) at University of Miami acquire the skills required to solve complex problems at the interface of engineering and medicine or biology. Graduates are prepared for successful careers in the biomedical industry, academia, or government (FDA, US Patent Office), or for further study in doctoral or health-related programs.

The interdisciplinary nature of the department and our strong ties with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine provides students with many opportunity to collaborate with clinicians and researchers at several world-renowned research and clinical centers, including the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, the Diabetes Research Institute, the University of Miami Ear Institute, the Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute (BioNIUM), the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Miami Veterans Administration Research Service.


The mission of the Biomedical Engineering Program is to prepare students to become knowledgeable and skilled engineers with an understanding of the ethical and other professional aspects of biomedical engineering. Design skills and an ability to work both independently and as part of a team are emphasized.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Unified Medical Sciences (Cellular/Molecular)
  • Unified Medical Sciences (Human physiology)
  • Unified Medical Science (Neuroscience)
  • Master's Design Project

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

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

  • Excellent performance in all coursework and certificate programs (traditionally cumulative gpa > 3.0)
  • Competitive scores on the GRE General Test (verbal plus quantitative traditionally > 300)
  • Comprehensive letters of recommendation
  • Acceptable scores on TOEFL or ILETS exams (English proficiency exams for international students only)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36540 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    36540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36540 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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