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Bioengineering

George Mason University

12 months
Duration
1412 USD/credit
1412 USD/credit
639 USD/credit
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About

The MS in Bioengineering from George Mason University prepares students for research and professional practice in bioengineering and related fields.

Overview

The program from George Mason University includes both fundamentals and advanced work to apply engineering techniques to solve problems in biology and medicine. A major distinguishing feature of the curriculum is that it is designed to education leaders who understand and appreciate how biomedical technology is translated from bench to bedside. 

As the field of Bioengineering evolves, the master’s degree is becoming increasingly important for advancement in the profession. There is a need for individuals to lead efforts in more specialized roles, especially in the design, development, and operationalization of bioengineering technologies and devices. Master's-level graduates can fill this need.

As a master's student in our program you will:

  • Prepare for research and professional practice in bioengineering and related fields.
  • Learn the fundamentals and apply them to advanced work in engineering techniques to solve problems in biology and medicine.
  • Study with nationally recognized experts the areas of Biomedical Imaging and Devices, Computational Biomedicine, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine, and Neurotechnology and Computational Neuroscience.
  • Discover entrepreneurial considerations that determine whether a diagnostic or therapeutic approach is a practical investment and beneficial to patients and society.

    Career options:

Graduates from this program will eventually serve at universities, industry or government in a variety of roles, due to the breadth of this program and its content specific to clinical translation of new technologies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biomedical Data Analytics
  • Cell and Tissue Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Medical Image Processing
  • Medical Imaging
  • Neural Engineering
  • Bioengineering Research Methods
  • Pathophysiology and the Role of New Technologies in Human Diseases
  • Intellectual Property, Regulatory Concepts and Product Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

30-33

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

In addition to fulfilling Mason's admission requirements for graduate study, applicants seeking to be admitted must demonstrate or provide the following:

  • Demonstrate strong knowledge in ordinary differential equations cell biology and general chemistry as demonstrated by the BS 
  • Additional knowledge in molecular biology, physiology, organic chemistry, linear algebra, and/or statistics is recommended.
  • Provide two letters of recommendation, 
  • Provide a resume and detailed statement of career goals and professional aspirations.
  • If their native language is not English, students must take the English Proficiency exam. 
  • Provide official GRE scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1412 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1412 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    1412 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1412 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    639 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 639 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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