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*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: June 1 (Priority deadline: January 1)
Spring deadline: October 31 (Priority deadline: October 1)
Summer deadline: April 1

Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated MS program in Biological Engineering, a student must:

  • Have completed at least 90 credit hours toward a bachelor’s degree.
  • Have a 3.0 GPA overall.

Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Bioengineering Program*

  • Statement of Purpose: 1 – 3 pages, describes your academic and career background and goals.
  • Resume or CV: Please make sure to include the month/year for the start and end dates of all work experience.
  • Recommendation Letters: A minimum of one letter from a BBCE faculty member

*Note: The program will waive an application fee for the accelerated MS program applicants.