Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
Medical Imaging and Imaging Informatics
The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (Medical Imaging & Imaging Informatics) is a unique degree that prepares you for a career in biomedical imaging, image processing and medical imaging informatics, including Picture Archiving & Communication Systems (PACS).
This degree will prepare you for a career in any of the following:
- Medical imaging and health information industry
- Military healthcare system
- General healthcare industry including hospital enterprise, HMO, and private enterprise. The MSBME program is also suitable for you if you intend to continue in graduate school or medical school.
- Healthcare entrepreneur
- Medical school
Topics covered include PACS application servers; digital-based tele-consultation with medical images; PACS-based CAD, informatics infrastructure of micro CT, MR, and PET; image-based neurosurgical Comm and Module; PACS simulator, image security in HIPAA environment, bone age assessment from a hand digital atlas; homeland defense strategies; medical simulation and modeling; data grid for image data disaster recovery; Cyberknife information system for brain tumor treatment, DICOM-based radiotherapy information system, and much more.
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.
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