The master of science degree is offered to students with an undergraduate degree in the life sciences or engineering. Students complete the degree in 18 months to two years with the choice of a project or thesis, either of which may be completed in academia or industry. Program details are available on the Department of Bioengineering website at ucdenver.edu/bioengineering.
Graduate Education Policies and Procedures apply to this program.
- Students must complete 30 credit hours
- Fifteen credit hours of core coursework
- Fifteen credit hours of research and electives.
- This must include three to six credit hours of project or thesis (BIOE 6960 or BIOE 6950) plus nine to twelve credit hours of elective courses.
- Students may not exceed 6 credit hours for project/thesis.
- Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0. This will include all coursework that students take during their graduate program, regardless of where the courses are taught (Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver Campus or the Boulder Campus) or what level they are (graduate or undergraduate). Please note that CU Denver does not allow grade replacement: all grades count towards cumulative GPA.
- A passing grade as defined by Graduate Education is a B- or better; only courses with a grade of “B-“ or better will count towards the final degree requirements.
To learn more about the Student Learning Outcomes for this program, please visit our website.
To review the Degree Map for this program, please visit our website.