Biomedical Engineering Master of Engineering (M.E.) – Biomedical Engineering Specialization

Requirements and Curriculum


  • A minimum of 30 semester credits
  • 7 credits of Core courses, 12 credits of Foundation courses, at least 8 credits of Depth courses, and 3 credits in the Breadth area
  • 24 semester credits must be earned at Colorado State University, 21 of which must be earned after formal admission
  • 24 credits earned at CSU must be at the graduate level (500-level or above), excluding independent study, research, internship, or practicum credits
  • 15 credits of biomedical engineering (BIOM) courses
  • Approval of your program of study by an advisor prior to completing 15 credits toward the degree


The curriculum is divided into four different categories:

  • Core and Foundation - develop a foundation in biomedical engineering
  • Depth - gain more knowledge in a particular interest area
  • Breadth - focus on advanced and applied mathematics

Courses that are currently offered via distance delivery, or will be soon, are listed below.

Core (7 credits required)

Foundation (12 credits required)

Depth (minimum of 8 credits required)

Breadth (3 credits required)

What Next?

  • Learn more about being a student in this program, including information about course structure, assignments, time commitments, and interaction with peers and faculty.