Biomedical Engineering, M.Sc. | San José State University | San Jose, United States
12 months
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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The Biomedical Engineering MSc program from San José State University aims to provide hands-on education focused on solving real world biomedical problems and to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in the service of human well being.


The Biomedical Engineering MSc program from San José State University has been designed, in consultation with potential employers, to prepare graduates for the wide variety of emerging interdisciplinary careers at the interfaces between engineering and the life sciences. 

The coursework has been designed to build upon the student’s background in engineering, biology, chemistry or physics. 

Graduates with Biomedical Engineering from San José State University will be able to:

  • solve complex engineering problems and tasks, and use engineering, science and statistics principles to justify recommendations.
  • evaluate the impact of their work on society, including ethical, economic, global and environmental aspects.
  • deliver effective presentations of engineering results in written and oral formats.
  • apply their engineering knowledge to critically evaluate relevant literature and new technologies or systems.
  • apply their engineering education to a variety of career paths.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biotransport Phenomena 
  • Medical and Biological Polymers 
  • Experimental and Computational Biofluid Mechanics 
  • Microscale Biomedical Systems: Physics and Applications 
  • Biomedical Applications of Nanoplatforms 
  • Medical Imaging for Engineers 
  • Tissue Engineering 
  • Electronics for Biomedical Applications 
  • Engineering Biomechanics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants whose GPA is below 3.0 are also required to take the GRE General Test and obtain a combined score of 315 or higher in the Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning sections, and a score of 3.5 or higher in the Analytical Writing section.

  • U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the completion of a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited, and approved institution from a country outside of the U.S. 
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended.
  • English Language Proficiency Exam, if necessary.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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