This program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed for the development of medical devices and diagnostic techniques, including aspects of medical product regulation and of product development. The course of study requires successful completion of 28 units of course work and has been designed to be completed in three semesters of full-time study. Students in the program will complete a 19-unit core and must select a 6-unit specialization (or “track”) and one elective from a list provided by the department.
Biomedical Engineering (Neuroengineering) can be completed through coursework that focuses on neuroengineering aspects of the biomedical field. This master’s program provides students with a broad background, linking physiology with engineering science. The curriculum also covers the necessary foundation for pursuing graduate studies or entering interdisciplinary careers in the field of neuroengineering.
Biomedical Engineering offering leading programs in such areas as biomedical modeling and simulation and neural systems engineering. Viterbi’s BME programs prepare students for diverse professional careers at the interface between engineering, biology, and medicine to improve human health and well-being.