Track: Biomedical Product Design and Development

KU Bioengineering Graduate Program

Master of Science in Bioengineering
Track: Biomedical Product Design and Development
Track Director: Sara Wilson, Ph.D. (
Applies to students entering SP2020 to present (for earlier requirements email

CORE 3 Hours Required
Course NumberCourse Title (Credit Hours)
CPE 756Intro to Bioengineering -replaced with breadth
BIOE 800Bioengineering Colloquium (.5) (2 total hours req)
BIOE 801Responsible Conduct of Research in Engineering  (1)

DEPTH 9 Hours Minimum

1. Fundamental Courses (6 credits)

Course NumberCourse Title (Credit Hours)
ME 765Biomaterials (3)
ME 760Biomedical Product Design (3)


2. Design (3 credit)
Course NumberCourse Title (Credit Hours)
ME 696Design for Manufacturability (3)
ME 767Molecular Biomimetics (3)
ME 790Bioadditive Manufacturing (3)
ME 790Biomedical Microdevices (3)
C&PE 715Drug Delivery (3)
C&PE 757Polymer Science & Technology (3)
C&PE 752Tissue Engineering (3)
AE 709Structural Composites (3)
CE 710Structural Mechanics (3)
EECS 644Intro to Digital Signal Processing (3)
EECS 721Antennas (3)
EECS 728Fiber-Optic Measurement & Sensors (3)
EECS 739Parallel Scientific Computing (3)
EECS 741Computer Vision (3)
ADS 560Topics in Design: (must be an approved biomedical project) (3)
ADS 710Advanced Human Factors in Interaction Design (3)
or other Design course(s) as approved by committee


These hours are taken under your advisor/committee chair.

Research6 hours minimum
BIOE 899Independent Investigation (Thesis)


Breadth 12 Hours Minimum. See Course List.

1. Math; Statistics; Numerical Methods (1 course min)
2. Sciences (1 course min)
3. Advanced Engineering (1 course min)
4. Management & Business (0 required, 1 course max)

Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 30

No more than 3 classes may be taken at the 500‐600 level and counted towards the graduate degree.