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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
  • #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

Duke BME offers three 30-credit master's degree options:

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

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

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

Medical Technology Design Master of Engineering

  • An immersive program in which students work alongside clinicians on authentic problems with the possibility of real impact
  • Access to faculty and facilities uniquely equipped to deliver best-in-class master's-level training in MedTech design

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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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