Total Semester Hours Required: 33

Students pursuing the MS in Bioengineering with a Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership must complete 16 semester-hours of required GIEL coursework, 5 semester-hours of bioengineering core coursework, and 12 semester-hours of coursework in their chosen Bioengineering concentration.

Please refer to the Bioengineering homepage for the most up-to-date course requirements and other program information.

Required GIEL Coursework

All students will be required to complete the following 16 semester-hours of Gordon Engineering Leadership coursework. Please visit the curriculum page for complete course descriptions.

ENLR 5121Engineering Leadership 12
ENLR 5122Engineering Leadership 22
ENLR 5131Scientific Principles of Engineering 12
ENLR 5132Scientific Principles of Engineering 22
ENLR 7440Engineering Leadership Challenge Project 14
ENLR 7442Engineering Leadership Challenge Project 24

Bioengineering Core Coursework

Students complete all 5 semester-hours of the following Bioengineering Engineering coursework.

BIOE 7390Seminar0
BIOE 6100Medical Physiology4
BIOE 6000Principles of Bioengineering1

Bioengineering Concentration Options

Students will also complete 12 semester-hours in one of the following Bioengineering concentrations: Biomechanics, Biomedical Devices and Bioimaging, Cell and Tissue Engineering, or Systems, Synthetic, and Computational Bioengineering.

Students will select elective coursework in consultation with their academic advisor. More than one technical elective is allowed if approved by an academic advisor.


ME 5665Musculoskeletal Biomechanics4
ME 5650Multiscale Biomechanics4

Biomedical Devices and Bioimaging

BIOE 5235Biomedical Imaging4
BIOE 5250Design, Manufacure, and Evaluation of Medical Devices4
BIOE 5810Design of Biomedical Instrumentation4

Cell and Tissue Engineering

BIOE 5410Molecular Bioengineering4
BIOE 5420Cellular Engineering4

Systems, Synthetic, and Computational Bioengineering

BIOE 5710Experimental Systems and Synthetic Bioengineering4
BIOE 5720Physical Bioengineering4

Complete one of the following courses:

BIOE 5115Dynamical Systems in Biological Engineering4
BIOE 5750Modeling and Inference in Bioengineering4