The AMPED curriculum requires a minimum of 27 credit hours of combined core courses and technical electives. The program provides experiential learning opportunities through a core design-build-test project, complemented by courses in medical product development fundamentals and advanced concepts. The AMPED curriculum is described briefly below and a link to the full curriculum is at the bottom of this page.

Core curriculum 

The AMPED program includes a required core curriculum comprised of the courses listed below.

BME Product Realization Practicum: Design-Build-Test (BME 651/652)

Quality Systems, Risk Management, and Regulatory Structures (BME 653)

Professional and Leadership Development (BME 655/656)

Advanced Topics in Medical Product Development (BME 658)

Statistical Methods for Biomedical Engineering (BME 503 or similar)

Biomedical Engineering Professional Seminar (BME 500)

Ethics and Enterprise Seminar (BME 550)

Technical Electives: 

AMPED students can round out their curriculum with elective courses from across the University of Michigan. Students are encouraged to choose electives that strengthen their knowledge and skills in key areas that are relevant to their career plans, either in a technical discipline or more broadly in medical product development. A sample of possible product development-related electives is provided below. Note that some courses may have limited enrollment, required prerequisites, and/or may require instructor approval. 

Clinical Observation and Needs Finding (BME 499)

Translational Research (BIOINF 622)

Business of Biology (BME 523)

An Introduction to Innovation (ENTR 500)

Technology-Inspired Business Models (ENTR 520)

Innovation & IP Strategy (ENTR 530)

Business Math for Innovators (ENTR 540)

Business Basics for Graduate Engineers (ES 512)

Commercialization of Biomedicine (ES 720)

Risk Analysis (IOE 561)

Design of Experiments (IOE 570)

Designing in Quality: A Design for Six Sigma (IOE 570)

Additive Manufacturing (MECHENG 599)

Data Science and Predictive Analytics (HS 650)

Quality Engineering Principles (IOE 461)

Interpersonal Skills: Leveling Up to Leadership (ENTR 550)

Project Management and Consulting (ENTR 560)

Leadership in the Digital Age (IOE 491)

Design in the 21st Century (ARTDES 652)

Comprehensive Healthcare Strategies (BA 523)

Health Care Markets and Public Policies (BE 608)