Department of Biomedical Engineering

Graduate Programs


Affiliated with both the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the School of Medicine and Dentistry, the graduate program in biomedical engineering at Rochester emphasizes the application of engineering skills to biomedical problem-solving at both the master’s and doctoral level.   In addition, the Center for Medical Technology & Innovation offers a one-year MS degree in Biomedical Engineering through the Department of Biomedical Engineering with specialized training in medical device design.

With access to over 40 laboratories on the River Campus, Medical Center, and Strong Memorial Hospital, students can tailor their own interdisciplinary research experience.

The program offers state-of-the-art dedicated training laboratories, close individual attention and faculty mentoring, and a welcoming learning community where you will find great friends and future colleagues. Students who are interested in becoming more involved in the department can also participate in the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Council.

Are you interested in learning more about biomedical engineering at Rochester? Let us know what questions you may have or what research area(s) interest you by filling out this simple form.

Questions? Contact Donna Porcelli, graduate program coordinator, at or (585) 275-3891.

For questions about the CMTI MS degree please contact the CMTI graduate program coordinator, Judy Principe, at or (585) 273-2353.

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