University of Southern California
USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Biomedical Engineering (Medical Imaging and Imaging Informatics)
M.S. in Biomedical Engineering (Medical Imaging and Imaging Informatics)
The USC Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (Medical Imaging & Imaging Informatics) is a unique degree that prepares you for a career in biomedical imaging, image processing and medical imaging informatics, including Picture Archiving & Communication Systems (PACS). This degree will prepare you for a career in any of the following: * Medical imaging and health information industry * Military healthcare system * General healthcare industry including hospital enterprise, HMO, and private enterprise. The MSBME program is also suitable for you if you intend to continue in graduate school or medical school. * Healthcare entrepreneur * Medical school
Topics covered include PACS application servers; digital-based tele-consultation with medical images; PACS-based CAD, informatics infrastructure of micro CT, MR, and PET; image-based neurosurgical Comm and Module; PACS simulator, image security in HIPAA environment, bone age assessment from a hand digital atlas; homeland defense strategies; medical simulation and modeling; data grid for image data disaster recovery; Cyberknife information system for brain tumor treatment, DICOM-based radiotherapy information system, and much more.
University of Southern California is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges
Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.
Locale: Large City
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