Master of Science in Medical Device and Diagnostic Imaging

USC Viterbi School of Engineering

The Master of Science in Medical Device & Diagnostic Engineering degree program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed for the development of medical devices and diagnostic techniques, including aspects of medical product regulation and of product development. The course of study requires successful completion of 28 units of course work and has been designed to be completed in three semesters of full-time study. Students in the program will complete a 19-unit core and must select a 6-unit specialization (or “track”) and one elective from a list provided by the department.

Career Options

A variety of career opportunities exist, but primarily in the areas of: Cellular, Tissue, Genetic, Clinical and Rehabilitation Engineering, Bioinstrumentation, Biomaterials, Biomechanics, Drug Design and Delivery, Medical Imaging, Orthopedic Surgery, Pharmaceuticals, and Systems Physiology.

Courses of Interest – Across all Biomedical Engineering graduate degree programs*

BME 501 | Advanced Topics in Biomedical Systems (OR BME 502)
BME 502 | Advanced Studies of the Nervous System (OR BME 501)
BME 513 | Signal and Systems Analysis
BME 650 | Biomedical Measurement and Instrumentation
BME 416 | Development and Regulation of Medical Products
ISE 527 | Quality Management for Engineers
ISE 545 | Technology Development and Implementation
AME 503 | Advanced Mechanical Design
BME 511 | Physiological Control Systems
BME 535 | Ultrasonic Imaging
ISE 507 | Six-Sigma Methods and Applications
ISE 508 | Health Care Operations Improvement
ISE 544 | Management of Engineering Teams

*Click here for a complete list of program requirements.

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