The following list is an overview of the requirements for the Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering. For more specific details, please refer to the Graduate Program Guidelines.
- A minimum of 8 tuition units (e.g. 8 courses, not more than 3 of which are for thesis research) is required for master's degree.
- Must take an approved set of courses, at least 5 structured (not seminar, not independent study) advanced-level (1000 or 2000) biology and engineering courses, at least 2 in biology and at least 2 in engineering.
- Must complete ethics training module.
- Must receive a grade of B or better, courses must be taken for a grade rather than credit/no credit.
- Credit for graduate level courses taken at Brown or elsewhere not accepted or transferable.
- Must choose a thesis advisor before start of first semester.
- Submit final thesis, present work as a seminar and pass final oral examination by Thesis Committee.
- The Thesis Committee is jointly selected by the student and the advisor: Thesis advisor, Two other Brown faculty (1 from Engineering and 1 from Biology/Medicine)