Students pursuing a master of science in bioengineering at CU Denver will gain advanced training in bioengineering working with top researchers in the field. Students have a choice of training pathways in basic research, clinical applications or commercialization of medical technologies and will find themselves prepared for bioengineering careers in industry, government or academia.
Our master of science program is designed to be completed in 18 to 24 months. Academic instruction in the graduate program focuses on developing core competencies in life sciences, quantitative methods, technology and research methods.
The master of science in bioengineering requires 30 credit hours of coursework, including 3 to 6 credit hours of a master’s project or thesis:
Applicants to the master of science in bioengineering should meet the following minimum requirements:
Students may be admitted to the graduate bioengineering program with the provision that, in addition to the required courses, they take any missing courses at CU Denver.
CU Denver and the graduate programs in bioengineering are accredited through the regional accreditation agency. For more information, visit www.ncahlc.org.
Fall - April 15
Spring - September 15
Summer* - February 1
Fall - May 1
Spring - October 1
Summer* - February 15
*Please check that your desired program has a summer term start available.
The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) allows graduate students who are residents of WICHE member states to enroll outside of their home state and pay resident tuition.
All College of Engineering, Design and Computing graduate programs are eligible for the WRGP.