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Biomedical Engineering MSE Sample Plan of Study

The Interdisciplinary Engineering Degrees (MSE/MS) require 30 credit hours total with at least 18 hours in engineering and 18 hours from Purdue.  Courses can count in either or both categories.  To complete the degree you will need some graduate courses in addition to the minimum credits required for the concentration in Biomedical Engineering (BME) outlined below.  Each course listed is 3 credit hours.
 

    ____ Biomedical Engineering (minimum 6 credits)

  • MSE 52700      Introductory Biomaterials
  • BME 52100      Biosensors:  Fundamentals and Applications
  • BME 52800/ECE 52800 Measurement & Simulation of the Nervous System
  • BME 54000      Orthopedic Biomechanics
  • BME 55100      Tissue Engineering
  • BME 58300      Biomaterials 
  • BME 59500 / ME57700     Human Motion Kinetics
  • BME 59500      Medical Imaging and Diagnostic Technologies

    _____ Regulatory Sciences (minimum 3 credits)

  • BME 59500      Preclinical and Clinical Study Design
  • BME 59500      Regulatory Issues Surrounding Approval of Biomedical Devices
  • BME 59500      Regulatory Compliance for Biomedical Devices
  • BME 59500      Global Experience of Medical Device Design (Ireland)*

    _____ Life Sciences (minimum 3 credits)

  • BIOL 59900     Quantitative Physiology
  • BIOL 59000 / BME 59500    Neural Mechanisms of Health and Disease
  • BME 59500      Regenerative Biology and Tissue Repair 

    _____ Quantitative/Analytical (minimum 3 credits)

  • BME 59500      Biostatistics
  • ECE 60000       Random Variables and Signals
  • ECE 60200       Lumped System Theory
  • IE 53300          Industrial Applications of Statistics
  • MA 51100        Linear Algebra with Applications
  • MA 52500        Introduction to Complex Analysis
  • MA 52700        Advanced Mathematics for Engineers and  Physicists I
  • MA 52800        Advanced Mathematics for Engineers and Physicists II
  • STAT 51400     Design of Experiments
  • STAT 51700     Statistical Inference

              Elective Graduate Courses (credits to complete 30 total)

 The courses listed above are pre-approved for use on the BME concentration Plan of Study (POS).  A student may select a Purdue course of interest that is not on the pre-approved list, however, you must submit course documentation for approval before taking the course or using it on your POS.

*This two-week short course in Ireland is not available as distance learning.