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Biomedical Engineering, M.S.

Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Double your knowledge with our biomedical engineering program that combines engineering with medicine, and make an impact in health care from diagnostics to advanced treatments.

Biomedical engineering is an interdisciplinary program that combines the innovative skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences. As a master's student, you will further enhance your education through laboratory and design components to imagine, initiate and invent new medical processes and products.

Program Highlights

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    Interdisciplinary Research Opportunities

    Receive mentorship from our world-leading experts as you work alongside them in conducting research.

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    Educational Electives

    Choose your own path to a degree through electives in biomechanics, biomaterial design, tissue engineering and more.

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    Entrepreneurial-Focused Opportunities

    Continue your education by pursuing an M.B.A. in Entrepreneurial Engineering or a medical or law degree.

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    Collaborate Across Campus

    Join a program with strong connections to the School of Medicine and other related science and engineering departments.

What You’ll Study

Students receive a thorough foundation in mathematics, biochemistry, molecular biology, anatomy, physiology and engineering. This degree represents our commitment to a true synthesis of biology, medicine and engineering, and our diverse faculty creates an environment rich for learning, discovery and innovation.

Building Skills

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

  • Data Analysis

    Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making


    Identifying opportunities and creating and launching new ventures

    Technical Writing

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

  • Product Design

    Creating new or improved products that meet customer needs and expectations

    Problem Solving

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


    Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Scientist
  • Research Engineer
  • Clinical/Field Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Pharmaceutical/Medical Device Salesperson

Workplace Settings

  • Research and Development
  • Education
  • Pharmaceutical or Medical Device Industry
  • Hospitals
  • Government Agencies

Biomedical engineering is a unique discipline that has provided me with dedicated and ambitious peers and friends, and the professors have become mentors and role models.

Lauren Speck
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Is USC Right For You?

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