Biomedical Engineering, M.Eng. | Cornell University | Ithaca, United States
12 months
29500 USD/year
29500 USD/year
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This master degree in Biomedical Engineering is offered by Cornell University. The field focuses on both the molecular and macroscopic aspects of biomedical engineering and comprises five research areas: biomedical instrumentation; drug delivery, design and metabolism; biomaterials; computational and systems biology; and medical biomechanics. 


It is anticipated that students entering into the field of Biomedical Engineering will have received formal training in a recognized sub-discipline of engineering. This master is offer at Cornell University. Students obtain thorough training in biomedical engineering research. 

They also master the Ph.D. course work for a minor in a traditional engineering discipline and another minor in an area of the life sciences. .

Learning Outcomes

  • Mastery and Application of Biomedical Engineering Knowledge
  • Problem Identification, Analysis, Solution and presentation of Results
  • Communication of Knowledge, including Data Analysis and Presentation of Results
  • Self-directed Learning and Professional Development

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Formal course work in the major includes a two-semester course in the Foundations of Biomedical Engineering, advanced BME analysis of biological systems, at least one other advanced course in bioengineering, and required seminars.
  •  Further, PhD students are expected to complete a six week immersion experience in medical research and clinical practice at Weill Medical College, as well as completing a graduate student teaching experience.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are expected to have a bachelor's degree in a recognized subdiscipline of engineering. However, exceptional students with a BS in the Sciences and demonstrated knowledge of advanced mathematics, calculus-based physics, and introductory computer science will also be considered.  
  • all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL Exam or IELTS Academic Exam for non-native English applicants
  • three recommendations 

Tuition Fee

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    29500 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29500 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29500 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Ithaca

1128 - 2460 USD /month
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