M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

The Rowan University Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering program effectively prepares individuals to respond to the changing needs of engineers today. This program provides students with the necessary knowledge, skill set, and training to effectively contribute to the engineering workforce. Students have access to higher-level courses leading to a graduate degree, and are involved in professional development opportunities, which increase the breadth of understanding and application of engineering principles. The Master of Science Biomedical Engineering gives students an opportunity to expand their skill set in advanced topics of interest. Advanced topics include Biomaterials Engineering, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Bioinstrumentation and Bio signal Processing, and Biomechanics and Mechanobiology.


The M.S. in Biomedical Engineering program is offered full-time or part-time in a face-to-face format. It requires the completion of 30 graduate semester hours and the successful completion/defense of a Master's Thesis under the mentorship of a faculty research advisor.


The following courses make up the M.S. in Biomedical Engineering program.

  • 10 Courses / 30 Semester Hours
    • Required Courses: 9 semester hours (s.h.)
    • Specialization Courses: 12-15 semester hours (s.h.)
    • Thesis Courses: 6-9 semester hours (s.h.)
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: Yes
Total Program Semester Hours: 30

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

  • Current professional resume

  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives

    • Provide reasons for pursuing the program. Describe how you might use this program to advance your career (educational goals beyond the master's level, if applicable, are also relevant).
  • Three letters of recommendation

    • Letters of recommendation should be from professional administrators and include information, which attests to applicant's ability to pursue a graduate degree.
  • Recommended minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (On a 4.0 scale)

  • Recommended that eligible applicants must have successfully completed the following undergraduate foundation courses at an accredited institution:

    • Chemistry I
    • Physics I
    • Calculus I, II, & III
    • Linear Algebra

Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the M.S. in Biomedical Engineering program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring 2020 01/21/2020 11/01/2019
Summer 2020 05/19/2020 04/01/2020
Fall 2020 09/01/2020 07/01/2020

Tuition & Costs

Rate Fees Per Semester Hour
$716 $167.65 $883.65