The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering is ranked among the best biomedical engineering programs in the nation.
Our students are doing cutting-edge research in highly collaborative environments, which is a common element of our team-driven culture. Our research laboratories are dedicated to addressing unmet clinical challenges and have access to superior resources only found in world-class institutions.
- Entry into the biomedical industry, or biomedicalrelated research and development
- Advancement towards a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D.
- Target/refocus engineering talent towards the biomedical engineering field
Candidates for this master’s program include:
- Graduates of a 4-year engineering program that have earned a bachelor’s in engineering
- Working career professionals with an engineering background
The biomedical engineering master’s program (MBMED) is a full-time, two-year residential program that is completed in four sequential semesters. Candidates enroll in the fall semester and typically take four courses each semester.
- Thesis option is oriented towards those contemplating pursuing a Ph.D. in the future.
- Non-thesis option is oriented towards those seeking deeper knowledge for industry jobs.
- Some credits may be transferred if accepted to the Ph.D. program.
Course of Study - Thesis Option
(21 hours coursework + 9 hours thesis)
Courses Credit Hours Bioscience ≥ 3 Engineering ≥ 3 Data science ≥ 3 Approved electives 6 Total = 21
Course of Study - Non-Thesis Option
(30 hours coursework)
Courses Credit Hours Bioscience ≥ 3 Engineering ≥ 3 Data science ≥ 3 Approved electives 9 Total = 30
All admission materials must be submitted via the Georgia Tech graduate admission system by the application deadline of December 31 for potential entry in the fall of the following year. See program brochure. Apply online here.