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Master's Degrees

Prepare for success in industry, research or academia

The Duke Difference

  • #3
    BME graduate degree program in the United States
  • #12
    National University
  • Top 10
    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 Options to Meet Your Goals

Duke BME offers two 30-credit master's degree options—each includes specialized technical education, plus:

Master of Science (MS)

  • Great preparation for industry or entry to PhD or MD program
  • Thesis or non-thesis options

Master of Engineering (MEng)

  • Excellent for students interested in careers in industry
  • Built-in internship and business courses to build professional skills

Compare Your Options


Focus Your Degree

Earn a master's and customize it with a concentration or certificate

Areas of Concentration

Aligned with Duke faculty research

  • 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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