Biomedical Engineering: Imaging, Devices and Systems Graduate Program

Stanford School of Engineering

  • Graduate Certificate
  • Fee:
    Fee may apply



The Biomedical Engineering: Imaging, Devices and Systems Graduate Program 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

  • Earn a Stanford Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Engineering: Imaging, Devices and Systems
  • Begin the program any academic quarter that an applicable course is offered, subject to prerequisites
  • Take courses for graduate credit and a grade
  • Receive a B (3.0) or better in each course
  • Note: EE310 is an optional recommended seminar, the credit will not count towards the program requirements.


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


  • To pursue a graduate program, you need to apply.

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Tuition is based on the number of units you take. See Graduate Course Tuition on our Tuition & Fees page for more information.

Time to Complete Certificate

1-2 years average
3 years maximum to complete


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