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.
Students in the MS Medical Device Design and Entrepreneurship program will complete 30 credit hours of graduate-level courses. 6 credits from upper-division undergraduate elective courses can be counted towards the undergraduate and MS degrees for students with a BS in Bioengineering from CU Denver.
For forms including Application for Candidacy, Exam Request, Thesis Approval, and more, visit the Graduate School Resources page.
The Department of Bioengineering is the first of its kind in Colorado. As a dual-campus program, shared between CU Denver and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, the bioengineering program provides unprecedented instructional resources in bioengineering and research opportunities in health sciences. Students have opportunities to interact with clinicians and engineers and to perform research or medical device design in world-class hospitals and CU School of Medicine clinical research labs.