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Duke Master's Degrees in Biomedical Engineering and MedTech Design

Prepare for success in industry, research or academia

The Duke Difference


  • #7

    BME graduate degree program in the United States

  • #9

    National University

  • Top 20

    U.S. engineering school for overall faculty research productivity

  • 84%

    of recent graduates found employment or pursued grad school within 6 months of graduation

Sources: U.S. News & World Report, Academic Analytics, Duke University

Degree Programs to Meet Your Goals

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

  • An MS is an excellent preparation for industry or entry to PhD or MD program
  • Options: Thesis or non-thesis

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Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering

  • An MEng is very suitable for students interested in careers in industry
  • Built-in internship and business courses to build professional skills

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Medical Technology Design Master of Engineering

  • An immersive MEng degree program—students work alongside clinicians
  • Duke is uniquely equipped to deliver best-in-class MedTech design training

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MD+Master of Engineering

  • For Duke School of Medicine MD students
  • Earn both an MD and an engineering degree in five years

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Focus Your Degree

Customize a master's in biomedical engineering with a concentration or certificate

Areas of Concentration

  • Bioelectric Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics and Mechanobiology
  • Biomedical Imaging and Biophotonics
  • Biosensors and Bioinstrumentation
  • Biotechnology
  • Computational Modeling of Biological Systems
  • Drug and Gene Delivery
  • Health Data Science
  • Immune Engineering
  • Medical Device Design
  • Neural Engineering
  • Synthetic and Systems Biology
  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

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Graduate Certificates

  • Biomedical Data Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Device Design
  • Neural Engineering
  • Photonics
  • Nanoscience

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