Apr 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Biomedical Engineering MS

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The Biomedical Engineering MS program offers a flexible, research-oriented curriculum that delves into advanced biomedical engineering principles. This program caters to students with a research-oriented mindset, allowing them the flexibility to explore various subjects before honing in on their specialization. By selecting their preferred topics, students can embark on advanced research in their chosen field. This degree gives graduates a competitive edge for laboratory positions in academia or industry, enhances their skill set and knowledge base for medical or dental school, and provides a stepping stone toward pursuing a doctoral program in biomedical engineering or related fields in engineering and biomedicine.​​​​​​​

Electives & Culminating Experience (24 credits)


Number of elective credits may vary depending on choice made to complete the culminating experience. Be sure to complete enough elective credit to reach 30 minimum total credit hours. 

  • Select from any graduate level Biomedical Engineering (BE) courses and other School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) courses with approval from your academic advisor and Director of Graduate Studies (DGS).
  • A minimum of 12 credits must be from the Biomedical Engineering (BE) department, including BE 501   and BE 502  . More credits from BE are required based on the culminating experience chosen.
  • A maximum of 6 credits of BE 596  and/or BE 598  will be allowed. 

Culminating Experience: Exam, Project or Thesis (0-6 credits)

Total Credit Hours: 30

3.0 Degree GPA required


Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 30 Hours


  • 1.5 to 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $85

Program Contact

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Office of Graduate Education
415 Bonner Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Email: gradeng@buffalo.edu

SED Statement

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

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