Biomedical Engineering: Imaging, Devices and Systems

Stanford School of Engineering

  • Graduate Certificate
  • Fee:
    Fee may apply



The Biomedical Engineering: Imaging, Devices and Systems graduate certificate addresses a range of biological research and engineering challenges in the healthcare sector. You'll develop new innovative approaches to biomedical technology that meet critical industry needs for quality design, analysis and manufacturing. From the unique aspects of medical electronic systems to the socio-economic impact of technology on medical care, this multidisciplinary program will provide you the opportunity to specialize your engineering skills and translate engineering ideas into products.

You Will Learn

  • Design principles in biomedical electronics using electromagnetic properties
  • Diagnostics and therapeutic treatments of biological systems
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) programming and reconstruction
  • Miniaturization technologies and M/NEMS fabrication techniques
  • Processes and practices employed in the manufacture of medical devices
  • Regulations for introducing new medical devices to the U.S. market
  • Tradeoffs in the design and development of new systems
  • Who Should Apply

    Engineers interested in medical devices and technology for careers in health care, medical manufacturing and government.

    Earning the Certificate

  • Begin your certificate any academic quarter that an applicable course is offered, subject to prerequisites
  • Take courses for graduate credit and a grade
  • Maintain a B average (GPA of 3.0) or better
  • Prerequisites

    A conferred Bachelor’s degree with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better.


    To pursue a graduate certificate you need to apply.


    $15,120 (12 units)
    to complete the certificate

    For course tuition and fees, please click
    Tuition & Fees

    Time to Complete Certificate

    1-2 years average
    3 years maximum to complete


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