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Illinois Tech has a 125-year legacy of educating students to excel in fields that are technology-focused and idea-driven. Our graduate programs offer a breadth of academic and research opportunities that allow you to focus, specialize, and gain an advanced education in areas of significant innovation. Explore our accredited, nationally recognized programs to find a degree that best suits your desired career path.

Master of Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering (BME)  brings together concepts and skills from the life sciences, the physical sciences, medicine and engineering, in order to model physiological systems and solve medical problems.
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Master of Biological Engineering

The objective of this degree program is to prepare students for professional practice in any field of engineering involving heavy emphasis on biological processes, and to provide a foundation in the fundamental knowledge of biological engineering.
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M.S. in Biology for Health Professions

IIT's Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions is suitable as preparation for professional health schools, including medicine, dentistry, optometry, and pharmacy.
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Master of Science in Biology with a Specialization in Applied Life Sciences

IIT's Master of Science in Biology with Applied Life Sciences specialization is for people who are working in the life sciences (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical technology) industry and want a graduate degree to obtain a more advanced position in industry.
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Master of Health Physics

Being a health physicist means being vigilant in the oversight, use, and disposal of radioactive sources, and overseeing the protection of those being exposed to these sources. Health physicists’ benefits include highly competitive salaries and a professionally rewarding career.
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Master of Chemical Engineering

Illinois Tech’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (ChBE) — established in 1901 — was one of the first chemical engineering programs in the country. Today, it also continues to be one of the most innovative and on the leading edge of relevance to society and industry.
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