University of Southern California

USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering (Medical Imaging and Imaging Informatics)

Address:

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States

Phone:

(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. in Biomedical Engineering (Medical Imaging and Imaging Informatics)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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.

Accreditation:

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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