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Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering


The objective of the master of science in biomedical engineering degree program is to produce graduates who are capable of undertaking challenging projects that require advanced knowledge of the design of mechanical, electrical and thermal systems, focused in life science applications.

Biomedical engineering involves the application of engineering principles and methods to define and solve problems in medicine and biology. Students choose biomedical engineering to be of service to people, for the challenge of working with living systems and to apply advanced technology to problems of health care delivery.

Program Information

School: Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

Program: Biomedical Engineering

Catalog page: MS

MS in Biomedical Engineering Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

Degree requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a field of engineering or the sciences

GPA: GPA of 3.25 or better on 4.0 scale

Test score required: Yes

Minimum GRE scores of 154, 156 and 4 for the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing components, respectively, are advisable. 

Letters of recommendation: Required

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who are able to judge the candidate's probability of success in graduate school. Use the completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.

Admissions essay required: Yes

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.


Biomedical Engineering - MS Program
Claire Troy
MS Graduate Program Coordinator
MS Admissions and Advising
Phone: 972-883-4615

Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, EC 39
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office: ECSS3.202

Possible Careers

Research and Development Engineer in areas such as bioinstrumentation, biomaterials, biomechanics, tissue engineering or rehabilitation engineering; Consulting Engineer in the public and private sector

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.