Dec 08, 2023  
USC Catalogue 2021-2022 
USC Catalogue 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Biomedical Engineering (MS)

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The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering is awarded in strict conformity with the general requirements of the Viterbi School of Engineering. At least 28 approved units must be satisfactorily completed, of which at least 19 units must be at the 500 level or above. Four of these units may be thesis BME 594a , BME 594b , BME 594z .

The master’s degree program provides students with a broad background, linking physiology with engineering science, necessary for entering interdisciplinary careers in medical technology or pursuing further graduate studies in a related field.

Technical Electives

At least 11 units of approved technical elective course work. At the student’s discretion and with department approval, these Technical Elective units may include a Master’s Thesis option.

Total units: 28

*Students who have taken an advanced undergraduate or master’s level course in system and signal analysis may substitute BME 523  for BME 513  with departmental approval.

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