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    Sep 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biomedical Engineering, MS


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The MS with a major in biomedical engineering requires a minimum of 30 semester hours for the thesis option and 33 semester hours for the non-thesis option, beyond the bachelor’s degree. All graduate students pursuing the MS with a major in biomedical engineering must create their degree plan in consultation with their major professor/graduate advisor.

Electives, 9 hours


The following elective courses will be chosen with the consent of the major professor or graduate advisor:

  • 5000- or 6000-level courses from any of BMEN, EENG, MEEN, CSCE, MTSE or BIOL;

or

  • HMAP 5320, HMAP 5321, HMAP 5330 from the Department of Health Management and Policy at the UNT Health Science Center.*

* These three courses are offered online by the UNTHSC in Fort Worth. Students may take an additional elective (BIOS 5300 [online]) to obtain a certificate in Health Services Management, offered online by the UNTHSC in Fort Worth.

or

  • Students may take courses from the departments of Management or Marketing and Logistics. This option requires 9 hours of 5000 level or above MGMT/LSCM/MKTG courses from the College of Business (graduate courses that do not require prerequisites). The selected courses could be in the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation and technology leadership and need to be approved by the graduate advisor.

or

  • Students may earn a graduate minor in health services administration. The minor requires 9 hours of 5000 level or above HLSV courses from the College of Health and Public Service. The selected courses could be from the following list:

Other requirements


  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 is required to stay in the MS with a major in biomedical engineering.
  • The thesis option requires independent research. Students in the thesis option are required to submit a Master’s Thesis at least 14 days in advance of the oral thesis defense date. The thesis must be approved by the major professor and the student’s advisory committee, and must conform to all requirements of the Toulouse Graduate School, as stated at graduateschool.unt.edu.

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