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Biomedical Engineering (M.S.)

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Illinois Tech’s Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides rigorous training and research opportunities to prepare students for careers in biomedical technologies. Students will be equipped with the tools needed to make a difference in impactful careers within the biotechnical industry and health care.

Conduct innovative research in such areas as cellular tissue, genetic and rehabilitation engineering, and medical imaging with guidance from your individual faculty mentor. Develop practical and new solutions through a combination of coursework in physiology and engineering science, train for interdisciplinary careers in medical technology, or pursue further studies in a related field.

Program Overview

Conduct innovative research in such areas as cellular tissue, genetic and rehabilitation engineering, and medical imaging with guidance from your individual faculty mentor. Develop practical and new solutions through a combination of research and coursework in physiology and engineering science.

Career Opportunities

Our graduate biomedical engineering degree program will prepare you for such careers as:

  • Research biomedical engineer
  • Cellular, tissue, and genetic engineer
  • Biomedical/biomechanical engineer

The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering curriculum provides advanced training in biomedical engineering and prepares students to establish the necessary foundation in molecular- or systems-level biology/physiology and mathematics, in addition to biomedical engineering coursework and research.

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The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering degree requires the time and resources of a faculty mentor in order to adequately execute the research component of the degree. As a result, the department will admit candidates who have not only the credentials suitable for this degree but also for which a department faculty member consents to serve as the candidate’s research mentor.