Thesis Bioengineering students complete core courses and thesis research.
Students in the Bioengineering program at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign who choose the non-thesis option are required to take an additional eight credit hours of coursework in lieu of research credit.
- Complete the core curriculum - 21 credit hours
- 400/500 electives - additional 7 credit hours
- BIOE 599 Research - 4 credit hours
- Complete M.S. thesis with advisor approval
- Total of 32 credit hours
- The bioengineering department's graduate classes integrate the science of biology with the practice of engineering.
- You will take advanced coursework in both disciplines during your graduate studies. The multidisciplinary program of study requires broad preparation.
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesBio & Biomedical Engineering Biology View 1291 other Masters in Biology in United States
- Transcripts of all completed university coursework.
- NOTE: Official transcripts are not required for application purposes but ARE required if an offer of admission is accepted.
- Three letters of reference— The letters will be submitted online, and letter writers will receive instructions about the upload process via email.
- Statement of Purpose— Two- to three-page essay that outlines your interest and applicable skills, especially those relevant to research, that have prepared you for the rigors of a Ph.D. program.
- Résumé or CV
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) — For Fall 2022 admission consideration only, GRE scores will be optional and not required.
International36150 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 36150 USD per year during 12 months.
National36150 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 36150 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State18998 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18998 USD per year during 12 months.
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