Career Outcomes for Duke BME Master's Graduates

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.

  • Most Duke BME master's grads go on to careers in the public or private sector
  • About 25 percent of Duke BME MS grads enter PhD programs

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Where Our Grads Are

Recent Academic Examples:

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

Recent Industry Examples:

  • Amgen
  • Boston Scientific
  • Epic
  • GE Healthcare
  • Medtronic
  • Stryker
  • Siemens
  • Startups
  • 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.

84% of master's graduates from December 2017 and May 2018 found employment (full-time or internship) or pursued graduate school within 6 months of graduation.

Employment Status

Total Annual Salary for Program Graduates

  • Number of Graduates: 59
  • Average: $73,856
  • 25th Percentile: $61,175
  • 75th Percentile: $80,000

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Meet our Graduates

Janelle Balesh

Janelle Balesh

Lead Program Integrator, GE Healthcare
Duke MEng – Biomechanics Track, 2015

Jerrod Brown

Jerrod Brown

Director of Engineering Design, Nanoscreen
Duke MEng – Bioengineering Track, 2016

Jordan Ekaidat

Jordan Ekaidat

Rhythmia Mapping Specialist, Boston Scientific
Duke MEng – Bioengineering Track, 2015

Tushar Krishan

Tushar Krishnan

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

Jasmine Roddey

Jasmine 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