Master of Science in Medical Device and Diagnostic Engineering

The Master of Science in Medical Device and Diagnostic Engineering program (available both on-campus and online via DEN@Viterbi) 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 coursework 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 six-unit specialization (or “track”) and one elective from a list provided by the department.

Students in the MS in Medical Device and Diagnostic Engineering degree program must choose a six-unit specialization (or “track”) from the following:

  • Medical Technology and Device Science Track
  • Product Development Track
  • Regulation Track

Related Programs

The Department of Biomedical Engineering also offers the following program concentrations:

  • MS in Biomedical Engineering (BME)
  • MS in BME-Biomedical Data Analytics (On-campus only)
  • MS in BME-Medical Imaging and Imaging Informatics
  • MS in BME-Neuroengineering (On-campus only)

For a complete list of graduate programs offered online in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, please visit the DEN@Viterbi Program Offerings.

Career Opportunities

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
  • Systems Physiology

Earn your Master of Science in Medical Device and Diagnostic Engineering online via DEN@Viterbi. Request information today.

Same Faculty. Same Program. Same Degree.

DEN@Viterbi strives to meet the needs of engineering professionals, providing the opportunity to advance your education while maintaining your career and other commitments. By breaking down geographical and scheduling barriers, DEN@Viterbi allows you to take your classes anytime and anywhere.

DEN@Viterbi students undergo the same academic requirements, curriculum, and must adhere to the same academic standards as on-campus students; therefore, your diploma is ultimately issued by the University of Southern California. There is no difference between remote students and on-campus students.