Master of Science in Electronics Engineering with a track in Biomedical Engineering Online

Propel your career by enhancing your understanding of the principles and design concepts that fuse electronics engineering with the fields of medicine and biology.

Apply by: 1/10/23
Start class: 1/17/23
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Program Overview

Get to know our 100% online master's in Electronics Engineering – Biomedical Engineering Program

$13,500 Total Tuition
As few as 10 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

Advance in this in-demand field as a specialized and highly skilled engineer ready for the challenge of designing and fabricating medtech products and sustaining systems. The online Master of Science in Electronics Engineering with a track in Biomedical Engineering program at NSU offers you a direct path toward growing your engineering expertise to fit the evolving needs of the healthcare industry and its many biotechnologies.

The specialized coursework in this graduate program is rigorous and focuses on the application of engineering principles and design concepts to the field of medicine and biology. You will apply your learnings to developing and maintaining embedded systems to activate life-enhancing and life-sustaining products. You will culminate your learning experience with an advanced project and graduate ready for leading positions or extended Ph.D. work.

Graduates of the online M.S. Electronics Engineering – Biomedical Engineering will:

  • Analyze and design feedback amplifiers, including stability and compensation
  • Design large-scale integrated analog/digital circuits for telecommunication application
  • Evaluate the performance of modern digital communication systems
  • Understand and utilize microprocessor and peripheral system programming, I/O interfacing and interrupt management
  • Utilize CAD tools for design entry and simulation
  • Analyze and design feedback amplifiers, including stability and compensation
  • Design large-scale integrated analog/digital circuits for telecommunication application
  • Evaluate the performance of modern digital communication systems
  • Understand and utilize microprocessor and peripheral system programming, I/O interfacing and interrupt management
  • Utilize CAD tools for design entry and simulation

Career opportunities:

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Biomedical Instrumentation Design Engineer
  • Bio-Instrumentation System Integrator
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Biomedical Instrumentation Design Engineer
  • Bio-Instrumentation System Integrator

Also available:

NSU offers the online M.S. Electronics Engineering in a variety of tracks. View all options.

$13,500 Total Tuition
As few as 10 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
Ranked 8

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Tuition

Earn your master’s electronics biomedical engineering affordably

Our student-centered focus is reflected in our affordable tuition for the online M.S. Electronics Engineering – Biomedical Engineering. Gain a top-tier Norfolk State University education and benefit from the flexibility of paying by the course.

Tuition breakdown:

$13,500 Total Tuition
$450 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$13,500 Total Tuition
$450 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

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With 7-week courses and multiple start dates a year, the online programs at NSU are designed to be ideal for working professionals.

Now enrolling:

1/10/23 Apply Date
1/17/23 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End Date
Spring 11/17/231/10/231/12/231/17/231/17/233/4/23
Spring 23/6/232/20/233/1/233/6/233/6/234/28/23
Summer 26/26/236/16/236/21/236/26/236/26/238/11/23

Now enrolling:

1/10/23 Apply Date
1/17/23 Class Starts

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Admissions

Check that you meet the master’s electronics engineering – biomedical admission criteria

The online M.S. Electronics Engineering – Biomedical Engineering program features a streamlined admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. View the full requirements for admission below.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 2.8 GPA or higher
  • 3 Letters of recommendation

Applicants to the NSU Online M.S. Electronics Engineering – Biomedical Engineering program must meet the following criteria for admission:

  • 2.8 GPA or higher
  • Specific undergraduate degree relevancy is required. Strong mathematics background is preferred. Bachelor’s degrees may include:
    • Electrical or electronics engineering
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Computer engineering
    • Electronics engineering technology
  • Three letters of professional recommendations, including one from a former professor (if possible). Letters from personal contacts will not be accepted.
  • One statement of purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • Professional work experience is not required


Courses

Expand your skills in the master’s electronics engineering – biomedical courses

For the online M.S. Electronics Engineering – Biomedical Engineering program, you must complete 10 courses totaling 30 credit hours, including 15 credit hours of core courses and 15 credit hours of electives.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Recent and advanced topics in the design of very large- scale integrated circuits, with emphasis on mixed analog/digital circuits for telecommunications applications. Topic varies from year to year according to departmental research interests. Students may be expected to contribute lectures or seminars on selected topics.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will enable students to recognize, appreciate and apply mathematical and software tools to solve some of the most important problems that arise in modern engineering practice. On successful completion students will be able to apply the concept. This course covers advance mathematical tools and techniques for electronics engineering including linear algebra, advanced vector calculus, complex variable theory, ordinary and partial differential equations, and integral transform. Emphasis will be on using software such as MATLAB and Mathematical for solving engineering problems.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Topics include design and analysis of analog integrated circuits; feedback amplifier analysis and design, including stability, compensation; layout and floor planning issues associated with mixed-signal IC design; selected applications of analog circuits such as A/D and D/A converters, amplifiers, current sources; extensive use of CAD tools for design entry, simulation; and creation of an analog integrated circuit design project.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Presentation of the fundamentals of modern digital communication systems and evaluation of their performance. Topics include a brief review of random processes theory, principles of optimum receiver design for discrete and continuous messages, matched filters and correlation receivers, signal design, and error performance for various signal geometries. The course also treats aspects of system design such as propagation, link power calculations, noise models, RF components, and antennas.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A hands-on approach to microprocessor and peripheral system programming, I/O interfacing, and interrupt management. A sequence of mini-projects requiring the programming (in assembly language) of a microcontroller are conducted. A midterm and final project provide a venue for complex project design and implementation. Projects require a Motorola microcontroller evaluation board and accessories supplied by the department/student.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course introduces both theoretical and applied techniques used to measure real world processes, design, and develop software and hardware systems to implement strategies to measure physical process using the personal computer. This course introduces the students to data acquisition and control software, personal computer hardware and Computer interfacing using a graphical programming language with instrumentation applications involving digital-to-analog conversion (DAC), analog-to-digital conversion (ADC), digital input output (DIO), Virtual Instrument System Architecture (VISA) and universal Service Bus (USB), The course focuses on projects involving computer control of instruments. The course also addresses analysis of sampled data involving use of probability density function, mean and standard derivations, correlations, and the power spectrum.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course introduces graduate students to the concepts and theory of biomedical engineering devices, especially for sensing and modulation purposes. The course provides classroom lectures on the operation mechanism and applications of microsensors and modulators, for glucose, neurochemicals, bio-potentials, and cellular ions using electronic or optical transduction. In addition to classroom lectures, students will have a laboratory component for the design and fabrication of microscale biomedical sensors. Students will also conduct team projects to design, fabricate and analyze engineering devices and systems.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will enable students to recognize, appreciate and apply mathematical and software tools to solve some of the most important problems that arise in modern engineering practice. On successful completion students will be able to apply the concepts learned in EEN 610 Advanced Engineering Mathematics to control systems, digital signal processing, electromagnetics and microelectronic devices.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Provides a working knowledge of the fundamental theory, design and applications of Artificial Neural Networks (ANN). Topics include the major general architectures: backpropagation, competitive learning, counterpropagation, etc. Learning rules such as Hebbian, Widrow-Hoff, generalized delta, Kohonen linear and auto associators, etc., are presented. Specific architectures such as the Neocognitron, Hopfield-Tank, etc., are included. Hardware implementation is considered.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This project course is for non-thesis students. Students are expected to spend the semester conducting a research project. The students must work closely with their research advisor to ensure progress in the course. The course culminates with a formal written report and presentation of their research.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Basic electrical engineering principles will be applied to understand how electrical signals are generated in a biological cell and their role in proper functioning of various bioelectric systems in our body. This course covers the important concepts of bioelectrics, bioelectric system modeling and diagnosis. Although emphasis will be given to the cardiovascular system, students will be able to apply the principles of bioelectricity to any bioelectrical system.
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