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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biomedical Engineering Major, MS


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Requirements

In biomedical engineering, two MS options are offered. Option I requires a thesis. Option II does not require a thesis and provides graduate students, including co-op and other off-campus students, the opportunity to focus their programs in special areas through extended course work.

Option I (Thesis)

                                                     Credit Hours    
1 Course work total   21  
Thesis credit hours (minimum)   9  
    Total 30  

1 Courses in program (500-level or above) – 12 credit hours minimum. Mathematics (400-graduate level or above) – 6 credit hours minimum.
 

Option II (Non-Thesis)

                                                     Credit Hours   
1 Course work total   30  
    Total 30  

1 Courses in program (500-level or above) – 18 credit hours minimum. Mathematics (400-graduate level or above) – 6 credit hours minimum.

For all program options, other 500-level engineering courses that are approved by the student’s master’s committee and the graduate programs committee may be substituted for the mathematics courses. All program options require participation in the departmental graduate seminars program and passing a final examination on all work submitted for the degree. The thesis option, Option I, requires submission and defense of a written thesis that demonstrates the ability to conduct and report an independent investigation.

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