Biomedical Engineering, M.Sc. | Catholic University of America | Washington, D. C., United States
12 months
52800 USD/year
52800 USD/year
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The Biomedical Engineering department from Catholic University of America offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Biomedical Engineering. 


The minimum requirement for the Biomedical Engineering master's degree from Catholic University of America are the successful completion of an approved program of study consisting of 30 graduate credits (10 courses) with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. 

Two options are available for the M.S. study:

  • Non-Thesis Option: A coursework (or non-thesis) masters is obtained whereby the minimum 30 credits are based upon approved graduate coursework only.
  • Thesis Option: A thesis masters is obtained whereby the minimum 30 credits are based upon completion of approved graduate coursework (8 courses) in combination with submission of a research thesis (equivalent to 2 courses). A written thesis has to be approved by the major advisor (BE faculty member) and a reader. The selection of courses and thesis topics are conducted with the approval of a faculty advisor.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Biomedical Signal Processes
  • Biological Systems & Control
  • Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Human Locomotion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Every International applicant needs to return a completed application.
  • Submit a $60 nonrefundable application fee. Payment must be in the form of a check or money order payable in U.S. currency to The Catholic University of America.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Submit confirmation of financial support
  • Submit secondary school report with translated transcripts
  • Receive your admission packet with visa information
  • Secondary School Report
  • Official/Attested Copy of Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    52800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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