Curriculum

Master of Science Degree in Biomaterials Science

The Master’s Program curriculum is structured to train students in the fundamentals of biomaterials and biomimetic science in preparation for careers in teaching, research, and industry as well as doctoral-level study.

Core Curriculum (required courses)

Bioceramics G17.1003 J. LeGeros, R. LeGeros 3 points

Biomaterials-Tissue Interface I G17.1005 R. LeGeros, Ricci 3 points
Biomaterials-Tissue Interface II G17.1006 R. LeGeros, Ricci 3 points
Experimental Design in Biomaterials Research I, II G17.1012 J. LeGeros 3 points (I), 2 points (II)
Introduction to Research G17.2001 R. LeGeros, Clark 2 points
Metal and Ceramic Biomaterials G17.1001 Zhang 3 points
Physical and Chemical Methods in Biomaterials G17.1011 J. LeGeros, Ricci 3 points
Polymers and Biopolymers G17.1002 Coelho 3 points
Principles of Biomaterials Science G17.1000 J. LeGeros, Thompson 3 Points
Research in Biomaterials G17.3000 Department Faculty 2-6 points per semester for thesis research
Testing Methods in Biomaterials G17.1004 Pines, Ricci 2 points

Additional credits (2-6 points per semester) may be granted for thesis research.

Elective courses

(Courses offered by other departments of the New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences may be substituted by special arrangement.)

Degradation of Biomaterials G17.1007 Pines, Ricci 2 points

Imaging Science G17.1016. Bromage, Ricci, Pines 4 points

Introduction to Electron Microscopy G17.1008 Pines, Ricci 3 points

Readings in Biomaterials and Biomimetics G17.2000 Department Faculty 1-4 points

Seminars in Biomaterials G17.1015 Department Faculty 3 points

 

Announcements of available courses, schedule changes, and related information are posted on the Graduate Students Bulletin Board in the hall outside Room 806S.

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