M.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Engineering

San José State University

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 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants who have a major GPA of 3.0 or higher are not required to take the GRE. All others must take the GRE General Test and obtain a combined score of 315 or higher in the Verbal and Quantitative sections, and 3.5 or higher in the Analytical Writing section.
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or better in the last 60 semester units, have met the GRE requirement if their major GPA is below 3.0; and have completed the Transition Courses, or their equivalents, with grades of B or better.
  • English Language Proficiency Exam
  • International Coursework and Degrees
  • Submit U.S./Canada Transcripts
  • Submit Test Scores
  • Submit Declaration of Finance Form
  • Submit Bank Letter or Bank Statement
  • Submit Copy of Current Passport
  • Submit Copy of Current Visa
  • 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. 

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
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