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Every biomedical engineering student is expected to take the required courses as outlined below, plus an additional 18 credits of biomedical elective courses offered by the School. Full time students are urged to register according to the chronological template below, so that the required courses (offered sequentially) are taken as soon as possible. The four unspecified slots are designated for BMES courses, which the student may choose from the courses offered in a given term. Students should select three classes designed to introduce themselves to the breadth of opportunities available at the School.


Course IDTITLECredits

FALL TERM

( )BMES 672Biosimulation I3
( )BMES 501Medical Sciences I3
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Select from BMES
Courses Offered
3
( )BMES 864Seminar0
WINTER TERM

( )BMES 502Medical Sciences II3
( )BMES 673Biosimulation II3
( )
Select from BMES
Courses Offered
3
( )BMES 864Seminar0
( )SPRING TERM

( )BMES 503Medical Sciences III3
( )
Select from BMES
Courses Offered
3
( )
Select from BMES
Courses Offered
3
( )BMES 864Seminar0

Seminar -- Every first year graduate student must register for BMES 864

The entire plan of study for the Master of Science degree should include:

  • 15 Credits of core courses.
  • 21 Credits of BMES Electives.
  • 9 General elective credits, of which a maximum of 6 credits can be research or thesis credits.

The Post Baccalaureate Ph.D. students must take the same required courses as the Master's students, but must accrue a total of 90 credits.

Post Master's Ph.D. students have to take a minimum of 45 credits and are advised to take the above required courses to prepare for the Ph.D. qualifying exams.

All students are required to complete a plan of study before the end of their second term at Drexel University. This plan should be coordinated and approved by the student's thesis advisor and the School's graduate advisor.

For additional information, please visit the FAQs for graduate students and / or contact the School's graduate advisor.

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