Biomedical Technology Commercialization (M.S.)
Basic Degree Information/Description
A Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Biomedical Technology Commercialization (BTC) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is a joint graduate program between the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering in the College of Engineering and the Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security in the College of Business. This is a non-thesis degree program and the M.S. degree will be awarded to candidates who have satisfactorily completed all degree requirements for the program.
Why pursue an M.S. in Biomedical Technology Commercialization?
- Gain knowledge in the design of biomededical devices, technology commercialization, product development, intellectual properties, and the business knowledge to market those devices.
- The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Biomedical Technology Commercialization (BTC) will consist of at least 30 semester credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree. Undergraduate courses, general education courses, and prerequisites for graduate courses cannot be counted toward this total.
| Required Degree
||Degrees with an emphasis in either engineering, sciences, and business administration.
| Other Degree Requirements
||Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or better in the last 60 semester credit hours of coursework with a major in a recognized science, engineering or business discipline. Students with borderline grade point average (that is between 2.9 and 3.0) will be required to satisfactorily complete selected courses as a condition of acceptance.
| General University Requirements
||Must meet university wide requirements.
||A completed a Graduate School application.
||Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
| Resume or Curriculum Vitae
| Letters of Recommendation
||Minimum one letter of recommendation attesting to the applicant’s readiness for graduate study.
| Statement of Purpose
| Test Scores*
| Evaluation of Foreign Credentials
All applicants including non-U.S. citizens (International), U.S. Citizens, and permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit official transcripts along with an evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America.
| International Applicants*
||Must meet international graduate student admission requirements
- IELTS: Minimum score of 6.5.
- TOEFL: Minimum scores of 79 or 60 for Internet or paper versions, respectively.