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    SSN SACE - Drexel Direct Pathway Program - M.S. Biomedical Engineering International Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering

    The SSN SACE-Drexel University International Graduate Direct pathway program in Biomedical Engineering offers an efficient path towards an MS degree from Drexel University

    MS Degree in Chennai - Program Overview

    Once admitted, students begin their studies at SSN SACE, Chennai and transfer 10 semester/ 15 quarter credits to Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA at the end of their first semester. Later, students continue their studies in the School of Biomedical Engineering at Drexel University. After taking classes for 30 credits, SSN and Drexel credits are combined to award the student an MS degree in Biomedical Engineering. The degree will be awarded by Drexel University. Students can achieve specialization by taking elective courses in addition to core courses at Drexel University. MS Program Course Details

    Eligibility for Admission to Program

    • Undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering, Medical Electronics, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering.
    • CGPA- 8 (out of 10) / 3 (out of 4) or higher
    • IELTS / TOEFL: IELTS – Overall 7.0 & Above I Speaking 6.5 or higher (or) TOEFL – 90 or higher
    Applications for this program should include an essay of motivation stating the student’s interest in this joint program and two recommendation letters.

    About SSN SACE

    SSN is the preferred destination for aspiring engineers and managers. SSN’s highly-ranked engineering programs maintain excellence in all aspects of education and research. SSN School of Advanced Career Education (SSN SACE) has been established with a mission to interact with outside world, institutions abroad and industry to understand the requirements and create universally ready professionals in emerging technologies.
    SSN SACE offers educational programs for professionals to enable them to interact and involve themselves in the global arena to enhance their knowledge and skills thereby augmenting their career. SSN SACE therefore coordinates educational programs with globally renowned Universities and industries to offer best education through distinguished faculty from India and abroad to teach the courses in the program.

    About Drexel University​

    Located in Philadelphia, USA, Drexel University is a world-class comprehensive Rl research institution, a designation awarded to the top 4% of research active universities. Drexel is a leader in experiential learning with over 100 years of CO-OP based education. The School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems (BIOMED) is an internationally renowned center for interdisciplinary translational research and experiential learning with a mission to promote health and quality of life through education, research and innovation that integrates engineering and life sciences in a global context. The MS in BME is a multidisciplinary program built around a core curriculum with research opportunities in specialized areas. Master’s Program Guide ranked Drexel University #1 in the Greater Philadelphia area for Best Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering, and #14 nationwide.

    Hear from Drexel Professors about the SSN SACE and Drexel collaborative MS BME Direct pathway program

    ​SSN SACE - Drexel Direct Pathway Program Timeline

    OPTION 1: No Graduate CO-OP and No Summer break

    One semester at SSN-SACE (4 months) + Three quarters at Drexel (9 months)
    Total duration : 4 months at SSN-SACE and 9 months at Drexel
    Academic Year 1:
    FALL semester
    (Aug-Dec)
    WINTER (Jan-Mar)
    SPRING (Apr – June)
    SUMMER (July-Sept)
    At SSN -SACE
    10 semester credits (i.e. 15 quarter credits)
    At Drexel University
    10 quarter credits + COOP 500 course
    At Drexel University
    10 quarter credits
    At Drexel University
    10 quarter credits

    OPTION 2: Graduate CO-OP with No Summer break

    One semester at SSN-SACE (4 months) + Three quarters at Drexel (9 months) + Graduate CO-OP (6 months)
    Total duration: 4 months at SSN-SACE and 15 months at Drexel
    Academic Year 1:
    FALL semester
    (Aug-Dec)
    WINTER (Jan-Mar)
    SPRING (Apr – June)
    SUMMER (July-Sept)
    At SSN -SACE
    10 semester credits (i.e. 15 quarter credits)
    At Drexel University
    10 quarter credits + COOP 500 course
    At Drexel University
    10 quarter credits
    At Drexel University
    10 quarter credits
     
    Academic Year 2:
    FALL (Oct-Dec)
    WINTER (Jan-Mar)
    Graduate CO-OP
    Graduate CO-OP


    OPTION 3: Graduate CO-OP with Summer break

    One semester at SSN-SACE (4 months) + Three quarters at Drexel (9 months) + Graduate CO-OP (6 months) + Summer break (3 months)
    Total duration: 4 months at SSN-SACE and 18 months at Drexel
    Academic Year 1:
    FALL semester
    (Aug-Dec)
    WINTER (Jan-Mar)
    SPRING (Apr – June)
    SUMMER (July-Sept)
    At SSN -SACE
    10 semester credits (i.e. 15 quarter credits)
    At Drexel University
    10 quarter credits + COOP 500 course
    At Drexel University
    10 quarter credits
    Break
     
    Academic Year 2:
    FALL (Oct-Dec)
    WINTER (Jan-Mar)
    SPRING (Apr – June)
    Graduate CO-OP
    Graduate CO-OP
    At Drexel University
    10 quarter credits

    Selection Criteria

    The selection criteria comprise of several parameters to ensure suitable well-equipped candidates for the program. Each component of the application and the interview is important, and the admissions committee will consider a combination of factors including:
    Work experience will be considered with due weightage in the admission process.
    The application process starts in November prior to the academic year on a rolling basis until June 1st of the proposed academic year. First semester courses commence tentatively in July every year.
    The classes eligible for credit transfer (minimum or more than 10 semester credits) are taken as part of the engineering curriculum for MS (BME)- Semester 1. The list of choices for transferable credit courses are
    • Applied Mathematics for Medical Electronics
    • Biosignal Processing
    • Applied Medical Instrumentation
    • Applied artificial intelligence for healthcare
    • Physiological system modelling and simulation
    • Biomedical Informatics
    • Introduction to datascience
    For additional information please write to SSN SACE – DU Graduate Program Director (Dr.Shashikant V. Albal – [email protected] or Project Director (Dr. Kavitha – [email protected]).

    Overview of Program Residencies

    Year 1
    SSN SACE – Semester 1
    (Jul-Dec)
    Drexel – Quarter Term 1 (Winter)
    (Jan – Mar)
    Year 2
    Drexel – Term 2 (Spring)
     (Apr – June)
    Drexel – Term 3 (Summer)
       (June -Aug)

    Student Testimonials

    M. VAHINI
    (SSN SACE-DU Direct Pathway Program)

    Exploring my passions, igniting my ambitions to excel in a world brimming with endless possibilities

    K. RITHIKA
    (MS Student SSN SACE-DU, Direct Pathway Program)

    Starting my academic journey, transcending borders, right at the heart of Philadelphia

    Program Fee

    Program Fee and Scholarship

    Program Fee at SSN SACE:

    ₹ 3,50,000 (inclusive of GST)

    Easy bank loan is provided through HDFC Bank. The fee covers

    Upcoming Application Deadline 15th June 2023

    Special Scholarship available for 1st Batch students

    Payments Methods

    Net Banking, Credit/Debit Cards, Cheque/ DD

    Payment type

    To be paid by easy installments or in full.
    Current tuition and fees at Drexel are published on Drexel’s website : Drexel.edu

    Application deadline for Drexel University - 30th June 2023

    How SSN SACE - Drexel Program Works

    SSN SACE - Drexel Direct Pathway Program Timeline