Master's Degree Concentrations

Customize your master's degree in a concentration aligned with Duke BME faculty research

Duke BME faculty members are engaged in a wide range of efforts to improve human health through research. Our master's students can select courses to concentrate on an area of faculty research focus.

Example Courses

The courses listed below are just a few examples offered by Duke BME for master's concentrations.

Additional courses that count toward concentration requirements can be offered by Duke BME, other Duke academic departments, and Duke University Medical Center.

Bioelectric Engineering

  • BME 506 Measurement and Control of Cardiac Electrical Events
  • BME 507 Cardiovascular System Engineering, Disease, and Therapy
  • BME 510 Bayesian Analysis in Biomedical Engineering

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Biomaterials

  • BME 529 Theoretical and Applied Polymer Science 
  • BME 567 Biosensors
  • BME 570L Introduction to Biomolecular Engineering
  • BME 771 Bioconjugation in Biomaterials

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Biomechanics and Mechanobiology

  • BME 527 Cell Mechanics and Mechanotransduction
  • BME 530 Introduction to Tissue Biomechanics
  • BME 535 Biomedical Aspects of Blast and Ballistics

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Biomedical and Health Data Science

  • BME 510 Bayesian Analysis in Biomedical Engineering
  • BME 548L Machine Learning in Imaging
  • BME 580 Biomedical Data Science

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Biomedical Imaging and Biophotonics

  • BME 542 Principles of Ultrasound Imaging
  • BME 544 Digital Image Processing
  • BME 546 MRI: Physical Principles and Sequence Design
  • BME 550 Modern Microscopy
  • BME 552 Advanced Optics

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Biosensors and Bioinstrumentation

  • BME 505L Biopotential Amplifiers and Implant Devices
  • BME 518L Modern Neuroscience Tools
  • BME 550 Modern Microscopy
  • BME 567 Biosensors

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Biotechnology

In addition to a concentration, BME offers a Master's Certificate in Biotechnology.

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Computational Modeling of Biological Systems

  • BME 503 Computational Neuroengineering
  • BME 544 Digital Image Processing
  • BME 574 Modeling and Engineering Gene Circuits

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Drug and Gene Delivery

  • BME 570L Introduction to Biomolecular Engineering
  • BME 577 Drug Delivery
  • BME 771 Bioconjugation in Biomaterials

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Immune Engineering

  • BME 570L Introduction to Biomolecular Engineering
  • BME 771 Bioconjugation in Biomaterials

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Medical Device Design

In addition to a concentration, Duke BME offers a Master's Certificate in Medical Device Design.

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Neural Engineering

  • BME 503 Computational Neuroengineering
  • BME 504 Fundamentals of Electrical Stimulation of the Nervous System
  • BME 517 Neuronal Control of Movement
  • BME 518L Modern Neuroscience Tools

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Synthetic and Systems Biology

  • BME 562 Biology by Design
  • BME 574 Modeling and Engineering Gene Circuits

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Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

  • BME 507 Cardiovascular System Engineering, Disease, and Therapy
  • BME 529 Theoretical and Applied Polymer Science
  • BME 578 Quantitative Cell and Tissue Engineering

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