Collaborative Specialization in Biomedical Engineering

IBBME offers a Collaborative Specialization in Biomedical Engineering where students can receive a Certificate in Biomedical Engineering in conjunction with a research-stream graduate degree from one of 14 academic units at the University of Toronto.

Students who complete and obtain this specialization during master’s studies cannot receive a second certificate in the PhD program.

Academic Requirements

Applicants to the collaborative specialization must have an A- average in their last two years of studies and are required to maintain an A- average in each of their graduate courses.


  1. Students are admitted to one of the 14 participating graduate units and must have a supervisor or co-supervisor with an appointment to IBBME
  2. Complete the collaborative specialization application
  3. Contact your home department’s graduate studies office to send a copy of your School of Graduate Studies (SGS) application to

Participating Graduate Units

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Faculty of Arts & Science

Faculty of Dentistry

Faculty of Medicine

Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy