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An M.S.E in biomedical engineering is relevant, in demand, and voted one of 2012’s best bets for high-paying jobs.*
Biomedical engineers apply the knowledge of biology, engineering, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological and health systems and products. Our video says it all!
Why Choose Grand Valley?
- Perform cutting-edge research that solves medical problems
- Design innovative medical products that save lives
- Intern with West Michigan’s leading biomedical companies
- Tuition waivers and stipends available to qualified students
- Engineering and science majors are welcome to apply
The biomedical engineering master's program consists of the following
Full course descriptions may be found in the GVSU Catalog.
Note: Programs of study tailored to individual students' needs may be developed with the assistance of the
Graduate Program Drector and require approval of the Graduate Program Committee. A substitution
may be requested for a required course when the student can demonstrate knowledge of the material
covered in that course.
The contact for Biomedical Engineering at GVSU is:
Dr. Samhita Rhodes, BME Program Chair
253 John C Kennedy Hall of Engineering
Interested in learning more or enrolling? Email us, call us at (616) 331-6750 or apply online.
See how GVSU students are advancing medical technology.
Watch this video to learn how GVSU engineering students developed a power wheelchair trainer for Lincoln Developmental Center in Grand Rapids.
GVSU M.S.E in Biomedical Engineering in the News
Students modify Jeep for girl with spina bifida
FOX 17 - August 1, 2012
GVSU master’s degree program is a first for West Michigan
Holland Sentinel – July 6, 2011
GVSU biomedical engineering graduate program first in state to focus on medical design, development
Grand Rapids Press – July 7, 2011
West Michigan seeks a national role in medical devices
Business Review West Michigan - July 14, 2011
Special needs students get new device to help them learn
WZZM TV – August 29, 2011
Special trays designed by GVSU help students with disabilities tote their stuff
Grand Rapids Press – August 30, 2011
GVSU engineering students show off inventions
WZZM TV – April 19, 2012
Engineering projects wow high school students at GVSU
MLive – April 19, 2012
GVSU designs mower for quadriplegic man
WWMT TV – May 8, 2012
GLITR Tech Tour Day Seven: Great Grand Rapids
CBS Detroit – May 16, 2012
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