24 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The M.S. Biomedical Engineering degree offers at Florida International University biomedical engineering education combined with opportunities for cutting-edge innovation and research.

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The Department of Biomedical Engineering  at Florida International University  offers Research and Professional tracks for this Master’s Degree. In addition, the Department offers accelerated combined BS/MS and certificate programs.

Our graduates prepare for academic, clinical, or industrial research and development in engineered tissue model systems, diagnostic bioimaging and sensor systems, or therapeutic and reparative neurotechnology.

Students can apply for admission into one of three MS Tracks: 1) A Research Track that includes the defense of a thesis; 2) A Professional Track that prepares students for management positions in the biomedical industry; 3) An Orthotics and Prosthetics Engineering Track.

Program objectives

The objectives of the graduate Biomedical Engineering Program at FIU are the following:

  • provide opportunity for advanced graduate studies and entrepreneurial activities
  • encourage FIU graduates to extend their careers into research and teaching
  • prepare graduates for conducting innovative and impactful biomedical engineering research, design and development
  • provide highly trained professionals in Biomedical Engineering to serve in academic institutions, government agencies, research laboratories, and manufacturing and service industries
  • improve minority and Hispanic Masters-level graduate representation in the Biomedical Engineering field, where they are highly underrepresented
  • help attract more biotechnology industries to Miami-Dade County and South Florida

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomedical Engineering Seminar
  • Biostatistics
  • Nonlinear Systems Applications in Life Science
  • Biomedical Physiology and Engineering
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Molecular Biophysics
  • Physical Chemistry of Proteins
  • Molecular Biophysics
  • Fundamentals of Design of Experiments

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum 3.00 grade point average (GPA) in a completed undergraduate degree program
  • GRE or GMAT
  • Letter of intent
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Portfolio/audition/interview
  • Departmental application
  • English proficiency test (for foreign-educated students)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 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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