Joint Degree Programs

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Joint Degree Programs

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Marquette University offer several joint degree programs. The majority of these programs exist within the nation’s first joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. Our joint programs bring together the strong curricular expertise of Marquette University with the research infrastructure and clinical partnerships of MCW.

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Biomedical Engineering (MS)

The Biomedical Engineering Master of Science degree program will provide you with advanced training in biomedical engineering, including the necessary foundation in molecular- or systems-level biology/physiology and mathematics. Additionally, you will encounter advanced biomedical engineering courses, participate in a research project and prepare a written thesis.

Biomedical Engineering (ME) 

The Biomedical Engineering Master of Engineering degree program will expose you to coursework in existing biomedical engineering graduate programs of study, upper level undergraduate courses that carry graduate credit and coursework taken outside of the BME Department offerings. Your educational experience will culminate with a final comprehensive capstone written exam.

Biomedical Engineering (PhD)

The Biomedical Engineering Doctorate of Philosophy degree program will allow you to continue your demonstrated dedication to the field through pursuing specialized education and research in one of the following areas: Biomedical Imaging, Rehabilitation Bioengineering, Bioinstrumentation, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Biomechanics, and Cell & Molecular Engineering.

Bioinformatics (MS)

The Bioinformatics Master of Science degree program prepares you for a multidisciplinary career in biomedical sciences by educating you on how to analyze data and problems associated with molecular, cellular, physiological and genetic systems. This programs is offered full- or part-time, with course offerings during the evening and weekends.

Healthcare Technologies Management (MS) 

The Healthcare Technologies Management Master of Science degree program is designed to provide you with greater professional, technical and managerial skills in healthcare institutions and medical device/equipment professions, and is offered jointly by Marquette University and MCW. This program was the first graduate program in the United States to combine business, technology and healthcare as part of its core curriculum.