Bioengineering, M.Eng. | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
12 months
24607 USD/year
24607 USD/year
10645 USD/year
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The University of Kansas (KU) Master of Engineering in Bioengineering degree program is a coursework only master’s degree. It is very similar to the Master of Science in Bioengineering degree at the University of Kansas. 


About this Degree

The primary difference is the elimination of research, the thesis and the thesis defense. The thesis credit hours are replaced with the same credit hours of coursework.

This degree will prepare students to be more effective in their careers in medicine, private commercial firms, and with entrepreneurship in a start-up company. The coursework-only Master of Engineering in Bioengineering degree is an efficient way for baccalaureate graduates to get more in-depth background and credentials in bioengineering prior to seeking employment. The program is rigorous, and places high demands on the student who must demonstrate that they understand interdisciplinary concepts. The Master of Engineering in Bioengineering degree program provides knowledge breadth in engineering and the biological sciences, and knowledge depth in a particular focused area of coursework.

Applicants for the Master of Engineering in Bioengineering at University of Kansas will have a baccalaureate degree in engineering, biological science, or a related field. Successful applicants will have strong academic credentials and demonstrated potential for advanced study by performance at the baccalaureate level. The completed Master of Engineering in Bioengineering is evidence of an ability to work as an engineer who is capable of advanced analysis and design. The holder of this degree will have completed significant course work to advance their knowledge and abilities in the area of bioengineering.

Programme Structure

Master of Engineering students will choose an area of focus from the Bioengineering track list to determine their coursework requirements. 

  • Bioimaging
  • Computational bioengineering
  • Biomaterials and tissue engineering
  • Biomechanics and neural engineering
  • Biomedical product design and development 
  • Biomolecular engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • A Statement of Your Academic Objectives 
  • Your Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume 
  • English Proficiency Scores (if English is NOT your native language)
  • Proof of Financial Support (International Applicants ONLY)
  • All applicants are expected to have an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24607 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24607 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24607 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24607 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10645 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10645 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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