Master of Science in the Field of Biomedical Engineering

The degree of master of science in the field of biomedical engineering degree program is designed to prepare students to apply engineering principles to problems in medicine and biology, to understand and model multiple attributes of living systems, and to synthesize biomedical systems and devices. Students choose between two areas of focus: medical imaging or medical instrumentation. Thesis and non-thesis options are available. The program is offered on GW's main campus in Foggy Bottom, where the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and GW Hospital are separated by one city block.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits, including 18 credits in required courses and 12 credits in elective courses (non-thesis option) or 6 credits in thesis and 6 credits in elective courses (thesis option).

Required of all students
BME 6065Colloquium
Five courses (15 credits) from the following:
BME 4830Introduction to Medical Imaging Methods
BME 6482Medical Measurements
BME 6483Medical Instrumentation Design
BME 6484Biomedical Signal Analysis
BME 6485Medical Imaging I
BME 6486Clinical Medicine for Engineers
BME 6487Rehabilitation Medicine Engineering
BME 6842Image Engineering
BME 8484Medical Imaging II: Image Analysis
Required of students who have selected the thesis option
BME 6998Thesis Research
BME 6999Thesis Research
For non-thesis option, students select foiur elective courses (12 credits). For thesis option, students select two elective courses (6 credits). All electives must be approved by the advisor.