Professional Leaders Engineering Healthy Lives

Prepare for a rewarding career as a leader in the biomedical field with a Master of Science in Engineering in Bioengineering from the University of California, Riverside. The online Master of Science in Engineering with a specialization in Bioengineering is an expedition into biological science and engineering at the cellular and molecular levels, exploring high-level topics including computational biology, genetics, and biological and physiological systems.

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Bioengineering (also referred to as biomedical engineering) graduate programs can be tremendous career investments. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), reports a much higher growth rate than the national average for all biomedical occupations. Bioengineers can find employment in a diverse range of professional arenas, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Academic institutions
  • Medical manufacturers
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturers








Bioengineering graduate programs can also pave the way for a career in medical science. The BLS reports that medical scientists can earn as much as $150,000, while projections call for 16,100 new jobs between 2016 and 2026.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)


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Who should choose a Bioengineering Master’s

Are you looking to advance in engineering and increase your earning potential?
Are you searching for a new challenge, a change or a more fulfilling professional life?
A master’s degree from UCR can help you do all of that and more.

Future Managers
The UCR master’s in biomedical engineering is designed to provide management expertise and technical skills that can help you make fast, significant strides in your professional development.

CheckWorking Professionals
Our program can be completed in as few as 13 months, and is administered in a convenient 100% online format so you can continue working while you earn your degree.

CheckAspiring Leaders
Our online bioengineering program can help you become a cross-functional leader who can manage teams across multiple disciplines. If you have relevant professional experience or an engineering bachelor’s degree, regardless of specialization, we invite you to learn more about the program.



The University of California, Riverside has been recognized by a number of academic publications for a variety of different programs and attributes. In 2013, Leiden Ranking named UC Riverside No. 10 in the world for natural sciences and engineering. In its most recent graduate school rankings, U.S. News & World Report counted UC Riverside among the top 33 percent of engineering schools in the nation. The publication also ranked UCR tied for No. 33 in diversity, an honor that reflects our longstanding commitment to cultural, professional and geographical diversity.


The University of California, Riverside is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Regional accreditation assures students that UC Riverside meets the highest standards in terms of learning opportunities and a commitment to self-improvement.

Military Friendly 2018

Victory Media selected UC Riverside as a “Military Friendly School” for 2018, acknowledging our longstanding commitment to providing educational opportunities for transitioning veterans. The list recognizes only the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to assist U.S. military service members and veterans as students.

More about UCR’s Bioengineering Master’s

We invite you to learn more about UCR’s Master of Science in Engineering by clicking one of the links below.








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