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Biomedical Engineering, M.E.

Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Add depth to your career in the health care industry by developing deep technical skills at the interface between engineering and biology through our biomedical engineering program.

Our program is focused on providing professional development concurrently with a high-quality graduate biomedical engineering fundamental education. You will be mentored by a diverse faculty that is committed to helping you develop intellectual, technological and professional skills that will help you thrive in the industry.

Program Highlights

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    Interdisciplinary Opportunities

    Supplement your education through strongly integrated collaborations across campus.

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    Educational Electives

    Engage in a wide range of technical and engineering electives that best suit your interests.

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    Entrepreneurial Opportunities

    Get a head start on your career by enhancing your professional development through working with leading industries.

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    Strong Industrial Focus

    Join alumni as engineers and researchers within some of the top corporations in the health care industry.

What You’ll Study

Students are encouraged to complete this degree in one academic year. The degree requires 30 credit hours of graduate-level work beyond the B.S. degree: 12 hours in mandatory core biomedical engineering courses, six hours in approved core electives and 12 hours in additional approved electives. In addition, students must pass a comprehensive exam.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Product Design

    Creating new or improved products that meet customer needs and expectations


    Identifying opportunities and creating and launching new ventures

    Data Analysis

    Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making

  • Problem Solving

    Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies

    Presentation Skills

    Preparing and delivering effective and engaging presentations to inform, persuade or inspire

    Technical Writing

    Creating clear and concise documents, such as manuals or instructions, for technical or scientific topics

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Design Engineer
  • Manufacturing/Process Engineer
  • R&D Engineer
  • Product Manager
  • Field/Clinical Engineer
  • Pharmaceutical/Medical Device Salesperson

Workplace Settings

  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Medical Device Industry
  • Research and Development
  • Health Care
  • Government
  • Consulting

Is USC Right For You?

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