12 months
654 USD/credit 21582 USD/year
654 USD/credit 21582 USD/year
340 USD/credit 11220 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from University of South Dakota will position you well for research and development careers in the biomedical industry. 

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The Biomedical Engineering program from University of South Dakota also prepares you for additional training at the doctoral level. Our program includes an accelerated option where up to 12 credits applied toward completion of a bachelor's program may be used to satisfy graduate credit.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Masters degree students will work as independent researchers.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to perform a critical review of literature in biomedical engineering

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Anatomy And Physiology For Engineers
  • Molecular Biology For Engineers
  • Experimental Design & Data Analysis In Biomedical Engineering
  • Master's Thesis
  • Biotechnology For Biomedical Engineers
  • Optical Biochemical Sensors
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biopolymers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee: $35.00 U.S.D. The application fee cannot be waived and is nonrefundable.
  • Official Transcripts: If transcripts are not originally provided by the institution in the English language, the indigenous language transcript should be submitted along with an English translation. The full English translation must include a certification from the translator verifying that the translation is complete and accurate and that they are qualified to translate the language to English.
  • Official Admission Test Scores: If test scores are required by a graduate program, students may upload a copy of their score report to their GradCAS application. Full admission will require that an official score report is sent to USD directly from the testing body.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Letters must be submitted directly by the recommenders through GradCAS.
  • Statement of Purpose: Refer to program admission requirements for details.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21582 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21582 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 340 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Vermillion

1024 - 1781 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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