The Master of Science in Bioengineering curriculum includes core courses in advanced mathematics and statistics, bioengineering, and biomolecular technology, as well as technical electives chosen from numerous engineering and life science courses. The curriculum is designed to provide flexibility and support your research specialty. As an M.S. student, you may be involved in the design and regulatory approval of advanced medical technologies, as well as the manufacturing of health care products. Your research will be guided by your advisor and contribute to the knowledge base in the scientific community that will form the basis of your thesis. Funding opportunities are available for Master of Science students.

Strengths of the program include:

  • Research leading to major advances in a health care field
  • Nationally and internationally recognized faculty from over a dozen departments
  • Coverage of regulatory issues and approval processes with animal and human subjects
  • Conducting research in state-of-the-art facilities, including the nationally renowned Veterinary Teaching Hospital
  • Community of innovators on the cutting edge of research in cancer, orthopaedics, cardiovascular diseases, nanotechnology, biosensors, and more

Intra-University in Colleges of Health and Human Sceinces, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Effective Spring 2019

Core Course Requirements
Select one from the following:3
Biomolecular Tools for Engineers
Methods in Cell and Molecular Biology: Mammalian Cell Culture Techniques
Methods in Cell and Molecular Biology: Immunochemical Techniques
Methods in Cell and Molecular Biology: Radiation Cytogenetics
BIOM 570/MECH 570Bioengineering3
BIOM 592Seminar1
MATH 530Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers4
STAT 512Design and Data Analysis for Researchers II4
Program Total Credits:15

Specific requirements for the M.S. in Bioengineering

  • Minimum of 30 semester credits of graduate work in approved course of study.
  • Minimum of 24 semester credits earned at CSU (21 while in the graduate program).
  • Minimum of 21 semester credits earned at CSU (not including thesis or independent study credits) in 500-level (or above) regular courses. The preceding list of core courses must be satisfied (15 credits). In addition, at least one life science course (500-level or above) and one engineering course (500-level or above) must be taken (6 credits minimum).
  • Thesis credits (a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 credits).
  • Final thesis defense.