About this Program

This program is designed to allow qualified students to secure a space in the Biomedical Engineering M.E. or M.S. program while they are still pursuing their undergraduate degree.

Program Highlights

  • Engineering students with GPA >= 3.0 can apply for the BME graduate program through a linked B.S./M.S. or B.S./M.E. program

  • Students can take two graduate courses double counted for the B.S. degree and a graduate degree

  • For B.S./Master programs, students need only 24 credit hours and can start working with a research advisor during their senior year. No need for a formal application such as reference letters, essay, and GRE scores

  • You will complete advanced coursework and conduct cutting-edge research in exciting areas, including Bioelectrics, Cardiovascular Engineering, Cellular & Molecular Bioengineering, Gene Therapy, Tissue Engineering, Medical Image Analysis & Simulation, Muscoskeletal Biomechanics, Plasma Medicine, and Systems Biology & Computational Bioengineering

Degree Level
Degree Earned
U.G. & Masters
Delivery Modes


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What are the requirements to apply for Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at ODU?
Students entering the U.G. & Masters program in Engineering and Biomedical Engineering should meet the minimum university admission requirements Undergraduate Admission.

Download and complete the application form and the appropriate curriculum worksheet. Email or give the completed application form, curriculum worksheet, BS transcripts, and a resume to Ms. Lori Barrett.


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Estimated rates for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Active Duty Military Rate
Cost Per-Credit $250
Virginia Resident
Cost Per-Credit $393
Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States
Cost Per-Credit $407
Cost Per-Credit $1,073

Ways to Save

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