WPI’s master’s in Biomedical Engineering lets you tailor your studies so you can delve deeply into the groundbreaking research that helps you make advances in healthcare. Working on project-centered studies and collaborative research opportunities, you’ll apply engineering concepts to medicine and biology in ways that challenge and excite you.
With extensive resources to support research, and in a region rich with biomedical industries, you’ll have the chance to partner with renowned faculty, peers, and local companies to solve real-world problems. You’ll graduate with original technical and scientific work so you can move into career paths as varied as law, nursing, and medical school.
In small classes, research groups, and collaborative labs, students in the master’s in Biomedical Engineering program have the advantages of combining WPI’s long history in engineering excellence with our commitment to advanced investments in the life sciences.
With our rigorous but flexible curriculum, you’ll be positioned to apply traditional engineering concepts and foundations in constantly evolving fields, such as healthcare. Requirements include course work in biomedical engineering, life sciences, advanced mathematics, multidisciplinary electives, a graduate seminar, and a thesis.
Research projects in our cutting-edge laboratories are diverse—from biomedical sensors and instrumentation to cardiovascular tissue engineering.
Exploring biomedical engineering master’s programs that challenge you to delve deep into innovative and groundbreaking research? WPI’s biomedical engineering facilities invite in-depth and innovative research in a close-knit, open lab environment, but in a location at the center of the region’s booming biomedical industry. Explore our diverse biomedical engineering research where faculty challenge students to forge ahead in innovative and collaborative lab environments.
The Life Sciences & Bioengineering Center at Gateway Park offers dedicated research labs and teaching facilities that provide the latest equipment and faculty expertise available.
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Interested in Earning a Master of Engineering Instead?
If you’re interested in a course-based curriculum with an engineering focus, our master of engineering in biomedical engineering may be a great fit. This biomedical engineering master’s program will give you the engineering expertise needed to push the envelope in the industry. The coursework combines biomedical engineering, mathematics, life sciences, and your choice of electives.
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Just Starting Your Career and Need a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering First?
Whether you’re just starting to browse colleges or are hard set on the exciting biomedical industry, you have come to the right place. Our bachelor’s in biomedical engineering covers a range of engineering disciplines including biology, medicine, and health. If you enjoy concept-to-prototype and working on cutting-edge research projects, this is the path for you. We have several concentrations available as well in areas like mechanobiology, bioinstrumentation and biosignal processing, and more.