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College of Engineering and Computing

Biomedical Engineering

M.E. - Biomedical Engineering

What will I study?

Our Master’s of Engineering (M.E.) degree in Biomedical Engineering is a professional Master’s Program for students who are focused on a career in the healthcare industry. Students will develop deep technical skills through advanced coursework at the interface between engineering and biology.

We strive to provide you with an advanced foundation in the basic and applied sciences, as well as opportunities to broaden your skill sets in technology development, project management, and commercialization.  

The 30 semester-hour program can be completed in as little as one year of full-time study. Of the 30 credit hours, 12 hours will be mandatory core courses that will enhance general knowledge of biomedical engineering, while the remaining 18 hours will be chosen by the student from an extensive list of electives to enable development of a specific area of expertise.

What can I specialize in?

The curriculum provides the opportunity to engage in different technical and engineering, as well as business school electives. You may choose between a project management, entrepeneurship or technical track; elective components will be tailored to your specific interests.  

How can I enhance my degree? 

Engineering Management

Do you want to pursue a supervisory role as an engineer? The MS Engineering Management program can be completed concurrently with another graduate degree and will prepare you for a successful managerial position, teaching you valuable skillsets in project and people management.  Classes are taught by professors in the College of Engineering and Computing, the Darla Moore School of Business, the USC School of Law and the College of Mass Communications and Information Studies.  

Need more information?

If you are interested in pursuing a master's degree in biomedical engineering at the University of South Carolina, please use our contact us form to provide some basic information. We will be in touch with you regarding events, fellowships, deadlines, and other helpful information.

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