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Career Outcomes for Duke BME Master's Graduates

Nearly 8 in 10 recent Duke BME master's graduates found full-time employment or pursued graduate school within 6 months of graduation

Duke’s Biomedical Engineering master's programs prepare graduates for a variety of careers.


Graduate Employment DatA

For graduates awarded degrees during calendar year 2020

Where Our Grads Are

Recent Academic Examples:

  • Duke University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • 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

Career Paths

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

Total Annual Salary Survey

  • Number of Graduates Reporting: 23
  • Average: $71,157
  • 25th Percentile: $70,000
  • 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