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Biomedical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Troy, NY, United States
The department offers programs leading to Master (M.S./M.Eng.) and Ph.D. degrees, each of which is tailored to fulfill the varying educational needs of its graduate students. Both programs offer the students a significant amount of additional breadth and depth over a B.S. degree.

Overview

The Biomedical Engineering Department offers three different routes for Master degrees: (1) The Master of Science (M.S.) is a Master degree that requires a thesis; (2) The Master of Engineering (M.Eng) can be obtained with a research project of limited scope or (3) as a coursework-only M.Eng. The M.Eng. is generally recommended for students who do not plan further graduate studies. Pursuing a M.S. is advised for students who have a strong interest in research or plan to obtain a higher graduate degree.

Programme Structure

Students pursuing a Master degree must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours. The minimumnumber of credits for coursework for a M.S. is 24 and 26 for an M.Eng. At least 4 BME classesat the 6000-level are required for the coursework and no more than 2 classes at the 4000-levelcan be included. Additionally, one course in the life sciences (biology or physiology) and onecourse in advanced math are required. In consultation with their advisor, students must developa Plan of Study that satisfactorily meets Institute requirements and Departmental requirements.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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General Requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Nonrefundable application processing fee of $75
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio, if required by department
  • IT Background Evaluation form (IT only)
  • Transcripts and Degrees
  • Degree Equivalency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Troy

  • 958 - 2090 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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