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.
All bioengineering applicants** must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and submit scores & percentiles for verbal, quantitative and analytical components. A subject test is not required. Official scores must be submitted directly from ETS to the Office of Admissions and must be no more than five years old. Please use the following institution code: 4875
Preferred minimum GRE scores: 156/72% verbal, 160/84% quantitative, and 4.5 analytical on the current scale, or 550 verbal, 760 quantitative, 4.5 analytical on the previous scale.
**Dual MS-PhD students may submit MCAT scores and dual MS-MBA students may submit GMAT scores in lieu of GRE scores.
CU Denver and the graduate programs in bioengineering are accredited through the regional accreditation agency. For more information, visit www.ncahlc.org.
Fall - May 1
Spring - October 1
Summer* - February 15
Fall - April 15
Spring - September 15
Summer* - February 1
*Please check that your desired program has a summer term start available.