What will I learn?

This STEM program focuses on synthetic and natural materials in biomedical engineering and dentistry. Courses and research provide comprehensive knowledge of and experience with materials, focusing on biomolecular and cellular interactions with medical/dental implants, device design, regulatory requirements, and surgical requirements. Applicants to this program typically include biologists, engineers, chemists and clinicians. Graduates of the program work as biomedical scientists and engineers in industry and as academic clinicians. Other graduates enter PhD research training in related fields or pursue post-graduate clinical training.

One of the few biomaterials graduate programs in the world, this interdisciplinary masters degree program focuses on the use of synthetic and natural materials in biomedical engineering, dentistry and environmental engineering. Students also have the opportunity to participate in a unique dental ceramics training specialization.

Which department am I in?

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
US$23,100.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected February 2022

Start date

Expected January, August 2022


University at Buffalo, The State University Of New York

12 Capen Hall,


New York,

14260, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The equivalent of a Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) degree. An active U.S. RN license. Overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 preferred.

For international students

To be eligible for graduate study at UB, we expect:

A bachelor's degree (or higher) or the equivalent from an accredited/government recognized college or university. Most such degrees will be four or more years in length; UB recognizes some three-year degrees, but not all.

A B-grade (GPA of 3.0) or higher from your bachelor's degree (or equivalent) courses. Grade point averages from non-U.S. universities will be evaluated by UB's Office of International Admissions.

Appropriate standardized test scores (DAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, PCAT, etc.).

English Language Requirements:

The minimum score of TOEFL IBT is 79, the minimum score TOEFL PBT is 550, the minimum score of IELTS is 6.5, the minimum score of PTE is 55, the minimum score of Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) Old Scale is 60, New Scale is 185, the minimum score of Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) Old Scale is 65, New Scale is 185.


Spring (January) 2021 Admission - August 15, 2020

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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