Widener University

School of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering


One University Place

101 Kirkbride Hall

Chester, PA 19013

United States


1-610-499-4251 (Mast

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Biomedical Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The master's degree in biomedical engineering can be earned with or without the thesis option. Students who elect to pursue a thesis take 24 credits of classroom study (8 graduate courses) and complete a 6-credit thesis. The classroom study includes 12 credits of required courses: three core courses are appropriate to any engineering discipline (engineering mathematics, technical communications) and one course is specially designed for BME major (Application of Biology in BME), 9 credits of BME electives in either bioinstrumentation, biomechanics/biomaterials, or tissue engineering areas, and 6 credits of technical electives. Students who elect the non-thesis option replace the 6-credit thesis with 6 credits of technical electives.


Middle States

International Student Requirements:

GRE, TOEFL/IELTs, Transcript translation from WES or A2Z

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1,163 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

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