MS in Biomedicine and Digital Media (Hybrid Program) Overview The MS in Biomedicine and Digital Media is a unique program providing the opportunity to intersect science, technology, art and entrepreneurship. This skills-based program is for those interested in media design and production careers with an emphasis in health, science and biomedical technology development. During the program, you will develop:A broad core knowledge in interactive digital media development for application in biomedical science and innovative technologies More in-depth analytical, research, and critical thinking skills applicable to the process of biomedical technology developmentSkills to identify professional ethical dilemmas and evaluate appropriate solutions Graduate-level communication and leadership skillsAdditional professional soft skills (e.g., teamwork, problem-solving, knowledge of career opportunities, networking)Program FeaturesInterdisciplinary: Taught by expert faculty from Drexel University College of Medicine's Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Disease and Drexel's Westphal College of Media Arts and Design.Non-Thesis, Hybrid: Biomedical Science courses are taught fully online, and digital media courses are conducted on campus.Experiential Learning: Tailor the hands-on experience of the curriculum through on-campus or off-campus internships at locations near you.Flexible Plans of Study: Can be taken full or part-time. If you have a record of work-related experience, you may instead enroll in additional elective courses. Related ProgramsLearn about these other interdisciplinary and career-oriented MS programs offered by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Drexel University College of Medicine:Biomedicine and Business (Hybrid)Biomedicine and Entrepreneurship (Online)Biomedicine and Law (Online)Immunology (Hybrid or On-Campus)Infectious Disease (Hybrid or On-Campus)Molecular Medicine (Online, Hybrid, or On-Campus)State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum *Science courses are offered on a semester basis, and digital media courses are offered on a quarter basis. Semesters and quarters overlap sufficiently to allow you to meet the degree requirements in 2.5 years.View sample plans of study for both the full and part-time optionsRequired Courses Science Requirements IDPT 500SResponsible Conduct of Research2.0or MIIM 503S Biomedical EthicsMIIM 515SConcepts in Biomedicine I3.0MIIM 516SConcepts in Biomedicine II2.0MIIM 535SBiomedical Technology Commercialization I1.0MIIM 536SBiomedical Technology Commercialization II1.0MIIM 550SBiomedicine Seminar2.0MIIM 605SExperiential Learning3.0MIIM 631SBiomedical Innovation Development and Management4.0MIIM 645SBiomedical Career Explorations1.0Digital Media Requirements DIGM 505Design and Interactivity *3.0DIGM 506Animation and Game Design *3.0DIGM 520Advanced Interactivity I *3.0DIGM 521Advanced Interactivity II *3.0DIGM 525Advanced Animation I *3.0DIGM 530Advanced Game Design I *3.0Electives5.0 Select a minimum of 5 credits from the following: IDPT 501SBiostatistics I MIIM 521SBiotechniques I MIIM 530SFundamentals of Molecular Medicine I MIIM 531SFundamentals of Molecular Medicine II MIIM 533SMolecular Medicine Journal Club II MIIM 534SMolecular Medicine Journal Club I MIIM 540SViruses and Viral Infections MIIM 541SBacteria and Bacterial Infections MIIM 542SMycology and Fungal Infections MIIM 543SParasitology and Parasitic Diseases MIIM 545SIntroduction to Infectious Diseases MIIM 546SIntroduction to Immunology MIIM 606SMicrobiology and Immunology Seminar MIIM 613SEmerging Infectious Diseases MIIM 653SClinical Correlations in Infectious Disease DIGM 526Advanced Animation II DIGM 531Advanced Game Design II Total Credits42.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A four-year degree in a related fieldCumulative GPA of 3.0 or above Lower GPA's will be considered if other strengths are apparent in your application Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedThree letters of recommendation (professional or academic) Personal statement (approximately 500 words) that addresses your: Reasons for pursuing a degree from Drexel,Short and long-term career plans, andVision of how your background, experience, interests, and/or values, when combined with a Drexel degree, will enable you to pursue these goals successfullyResume or Curriculum VitaeAdditional requirements for International StudentsAdditional Recommended DocumentsStandardized test scores are not required, but highly recommended in order to make your application more competitive Score reports accepted: GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCATDrexel's school code is 2194 Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $1451 per credit. Additional Equipment Fees This rate applies only to new online students. Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar This program includes both Semester and Quarter classes. Learn more about how these terms overlap throughout the year. Semester Courses Term Classes Begin Classes End Fall 2016 August 8, 2016 December 9, 2016 Spring 2017 January 3, 2017 May 5, 2017 Summer 2017 May 8, 2017 July 21, 2017 Quarter Courses Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2016 September 19, 2016 December 3, 2016 December 5, 2016 December 10, 2016 Winter 2017 January 9, 2017 March 18, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 25, 2017 Spring 2017 April 3, 2017 June 10, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 16, 2017 Summer 2017 June 26, 2017 September 2, 2017 September 5, 2017 September 9, 2017 Apply today for the MS in Biomedicine and Digital Media Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.