Master's Career Outcomes

A master's degree in biomedical engineering from Duke Engineering helps open opportunities for future success. Graduates of our BME program have gone on to careers at elite academic institutions and at leading biotech firms.

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  • Most Duke BME master's grads go on to careers in the public or private sector
  • About 40 percent of Duke BME MS grads enter PhD programs

Where Our Grads Are

Recent Academic Examples:

  • Duke
  • Columbia University
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • And more


Recent Industry Examples:

  • Amgen
  • Boston Scientific
  • Epic
  • GE Healthcare
  • Medtronic
  • Stryker
  • Siemens
  • And more

Graduate Employment Data

Duke’s Biomedical Engineering master's programs prepare graduates for a variety of careers in industry. The programs' Career Services team supports students within each degree in both internship and job search, including major-specific resources, career management skills, building professional relationships, and exploring opportunities with top organizations. 

92% of master's graduates from May 2017, September 2017, and December 2017 who actively pursued employment found employment within six months of graduation.


  • Number of Graduates: 45
  • Average: $72,210
  • 25th Percentile: $68,000
  • 75th Percentile: $75,000

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Meet our Graduates

Janelle Balesh

Janelle Balesh

Edison Engineering Fellow, GE Healthcare
Duke MEng – Biomechanics Track, 2015

Jerrod BrownJerrod Brown

Medical Device Assembler, Boston Scientific
Duke MEng – Bioengineering Track, 2016

Jordan EkaidatJordan Ekaidat

Data Scientist, WOO Sports
Duke MEng – Bioengineering Track, 2015

Tushar KrishanTushar Krishnan

Associate in Research, Duke University
Duke MS in Biomedical Engineering, 2016

Jasmine RoddyJasmine Roddey

Global Safety Senior Associate, Amgen
Duke MS in Biomedical Engineering, 2015

Madhurima Vardhan

Madhurima Vardhan

PhD Student, Duke University
Duke MS in Biomedical Engineering, 2015

Li Wang

Li Wang

R&D Engineer at Amgen
Duke MS in Biomedical Engineering, 2015