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From a project management knowledge perspective, this course covers the methods, tools and techniques associated with the following processes -- Plan Quality, Perform Quality Assurance, and Perform Quality Control. MET CS or The purpose of this course is to provide students with a deeper understanding of Media-specific Technologies not only so that they will be able to use the ones covered in this course, but more importantly be able to analyze and evaluate new technologies.

This course applies the principles from CS to understand the engineering that lead to them as well as the special problems that confront network technologies that operate directly over the physical media. These Media specific layers have three problems to solve: While CS provides a high-level view of some of these technologies, in this course, they are considered in much greater detail as to how these technologies address their requirements and take advantage of the assumptions made.

The emphasis is on those technologies that are either representative of a type or take a unique perspective on the problem. The course will consider how these technologies solve mobility, routing, congestion, QoS multi-media , security, etc. A major project is part of this course. Study of the ideas and techniques that enable computers to behave intelligently. Search, constraint propagations, and reasoning. Software design principles, the object-oriented paradigm, unified modeling language; creational, structural, and behavioral design patterns; OO analysis and design; implementation of semester project.

The course provides a strong foundation in database security and auditing. This course utilizes Oracle scenarios and step-by-step examples. The following topics are covered: The course also covers advanced topics such as SQL injection, database management security issues such as securing the DBMS, enforcing access controls, and related issues. Students will learn major Python tools and techniques for data analysis. There are weekly assignments and mini projects on topics covered in class.

These assignments will help build necessary statistical, visualization and other data science skills for effective use of data science in a variety of applications including finance, text processing, time series analysis and recommendation systems.

In addition, students will choose a topic for a final project and present it on the last day of class. MET CS or equivalent. This course discusses the principles and issues associated with mobile application development using Android as the development platform. Prior knowledge of Java programming is required. This course enables IT professional leaders to identify emerging security risks and implement highly secure networks to support organizational goals.

Discussion of methodologies for identifying, quantifying, mitigating and controlling risks. Students implement a comprehensive IT risk management plans RMP that identify alternate sites for processing mission-critical applications, and techniques to recover infrastructure, systems, networks, data and user access.

The course also discusses related topics such as: The introduction to the course will be an overview of data transmission techniques and networking technologies. In the second part of the course, particular focus and emphasis will be given to current network management issues: The Web Analytics and Mining course covers the areas of web analytics, text mining, web mining, and practical application domains. The web analytics part of the course studies the metrics of web sites, their content, user behavior, and reporting.

Google analytics tool is used for collection of web site data and doing the analysis. The text mining module covers the analysis of text including content extraction, string matching, clustering, classification, and recommendation systems.

The web mining module studies how web crawlers process and index the content of web sites, how search works, and how results are ranked. Application areas mining the social web and game metrics will be extensively investigated. This course surveys state-of-the art technologies in DW and Big Data. It describes logical, physical and semantic foundation of modern DW infrastructure.

Upon successful completion, students will be familiar with tradeoffs in DW design and architecture. This course will cover advanced network security issues and solutions. The main focus on the first part of the course will be on Security basics, i. In the second part of the course, particular focus and emphasis will be given to network security capabilities and mechanisms Access Control on wire-line and wireless networks , IPsec, Firewalls, Deep Packet Inspection and Transport security.

As part of our course review we will explore a number of Network Use Cases. Provides a comprehensive understanding of digital forensics and investigation tools and techniques. Learn what computer forensics and investigation is as a profession and gain an understanding of the overall investigative process. Operating system architectures and disk structures are discussed. Other topics covered include importance of digital evidence controls and how to process crime and incident scenes, details of data acquisition, computer forensic analysis, e-mail investigations, image file recovery, investigative report writing, and expert witness requirements.

Provides a range of laboratory and hands-on assignments either in solo or in teams. With rapid growth of computer systems and digital data this area has grown in importance. Working knowledge of windows computers, including installing and removing software. Access to a PC meeting the minimum system requirements defined in the course syllabus.

Overview of mobile forensics investigation techniques and tools. Topics include mobile forensics procedures and principles, related legal issues, mobile platform internals, bypassing passcode, rooting or jailbreaking process, logical and physical acquisition, data recovery and analysis, and reporting. Provides in-depth coverage of both iOS and Android platforms.

Laboratory and hands-on exercises using current tools are provided and required. The course provides an in-depth presentation of security issues in computer systems, networks, and applications. Formal security models are presented and illustrated on operating system security aspects, more specifically memory protection, access control and authentication, file system security, backup and recovery management, intrusion and virus protection mechanisms.

Application level security focuses on language level security and various security policies; conventional and public keys encryption, authentication, message digest and digital signatures. Internet and intranet topics include security in IP, routers, proxy servers, and firewalls, application- level gateways, Web servers, file and mail servers. Discussion of remote access issues, such as dial-up servers, modems, VPN gateways and clients. The goal of this course is to study basic concepts and techniques of data mining.

The topics include data preparation, classification, performance evaluation, association rule mining, and clustering. We will discuss basic data mining algorithms in the class and students will practice data mining techniques using data mining software.

The Rich Internet Application RIA Development course concentrates primarily on building rich client web applications in the browser for desktop and mobile devices.

The course is divided into various modules covering in depth the following technologies: At the end of this course, students would have mastered the latest and widely used RIA methodologies. This course provides a comprehensive understanding of network forensic analysis principles. Within the context of forensics security, network infrastructures, topologies, and protocols are introduced.

Students understand the relationship between network forensic analysis and network security technologies. Students will learn to identify network security incidents and potential sources of digital evidence and demonstrate the ability to perform basic network data acquisition and analysis using computer based applications and utilities.

Students will also identify potential applications for the integration of network forensic technologies and demonstrate the ability to accurately document network forensic processes and analysis. Cloud computing leverages the World Wide Web to fulfill computing needs. It packages applications, computing power, and storage as a metered service similar to a utility. This model is designed to supplant the traditional mechanism of desktop computing in many cases.

This course will cover the origin, theory, enabling technology, and hands-on labs for key concepts in cloud computing. Overview of techniques and tools to develop secure software. Focus on the application security. Hands-on lab and programming exercises using current tools are provided and required.

Each student focuses on two of these approaches and creates a term project. This course covers advanced aspects of database management systems including advanced normalization and denormalization, query optimization, object- oriented and object-relational databases, data warehousing, data mining, distributed databases, XML, XSL, and databases for web applications.

There is extensive coverage of SQL and database instance tuning. Students learn about unstructured "big data" databases and gain hands-on experience with MongoDB and Spark, which are integrated into the course web site. This course presents the details of information processing in hospitals, hospital information systems HIS , and more broadly health information systems.

It presents the architecture, design, and user requirements of information systems in health care environment. It focuses on Information Technology aspects of Health Informatics specifically addressing the design, development, operation, and management of HIS. The first part of this course covers the introductory concepts including information processing needs, and information management in health care environment.

The second part covers detailed description of HIS including hospital process modeling, architecture, quality assessment, and applicable tools. The final part of the course covers management of HIS and related issues and extension of this topic to other health care organizations. The course will have a term project providing students a hands-on experience in design and research of HIS. This course builds upon the strong technical foundation of our MSCIS and MSCS curricula, by providing students with the CIO-level management perspective and skills of an enterprise architect, in the context of the technologies that implement those architectures.

Our Ross, Weil, and Robertson text provides much of the management content of the course, and the online and classroom content provide both management and technical skills. Students learn that enterprise architectures are best developed incrementally, by system development projects that are aligned with strategic goals and the enterprise architecture.

The online content therefore includes many real enterprise system development case studies, showing how these enterprise systems contributed to and helped define the overall enterprise architecture. The course also includes a number of realistic enterprise architecture assignments and an incremental term project with components spanning the course, to provide students with hands on enterprise architecture experience.

The course provides students with the understanding and skills needed to define and implement successful enterprise architectures that provide real value to organizations, such as substantially reducing IT costs while improving performance, agility and alignment of information technology to business goals.

Or strategic IT experience. The course covers the main concepts and principles of cryptography with the main emphasis put on public key cryptography. It begins with the review of integers and a thorough coverage of the fundamentals of finite group theory followed by the RSA and ElGamal ciphers.

Primitive roots in cyclic groups and the discrete log problem are discussed. Baby-step Giant-step and the Index Calculus probabilistic algorithms to compute discrete logs in cyclic groups are presented. The course ends with the coverage of some oblivious transfer protocols and zero-knowledge proofs. There are numerous programming assignments in the course.

This course builds on the material covered in CS Cryptography. It begins with the coverage of commutative rings, finite fields, rings of polynomials, and finding of the greatest common divisor in the ring of polynomials. Irreducible polynomials are discussed. The course continues with the introduction of message integrity and message authentication. Finally, entity authentication and key management issues are discussed. MET CS Agile and Advanced Software Engineering Methods Builds on previous design and programming courses and introduces students to the technological, social, and pragmatic aspects of developing open source software through direct involvement in an open source project.

Students learn to use the tools, techniques, and strategies of open source developers. They become familiar with the open source movement, its philosophy, history and licensing issues. This is a project-based laboratory course.

Students are directly involved with and integrated into an open source project. They are expected to be active participants in the project and contribute to the project in various ways. Contemporary software engineering takes several distinct and rapidly changing forms.

First, Agile methods are based on the need for flexibility while applications are being built. Agile methods constitute a radical departure from pre-existing methods: They rely on newly developed technologies such as test-driven development, XUnit, and refactoring. A second form is the emergence of open-source development. This course teaches the architectural and operational implications of open source development and explores its relationship with agile methods.

Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the biomedical engineering field will grow 27 percent in the next decade — one of the fastest rates of any other occupation! Not a bad chunk of change for those looking to change the world! Not only do these engineers make great money, they get to be creative and innovative as they work in universities, hospitals, labs, etc.

However, with modern technology and our growing society, it can be difficult to stay on top of the latest advantages. Biomedical engineers always need to be not just one or two, but 10 steps ahead of the game at all times. Other high-paying markets include Richmond, V. Job opportunities are expected to expand dramatically as an entirely new class of products, instrumentation, and implants come to light. The impact to human health will be extraordinary as biomedical engineers continue to solve the toughest problems of the 21st century.

The field of biomedical engineering is fairly new as technology continues to rapidly change and grow. The future of the industry can only expand and reach new heights from this point. Located in Ithaca, NY, this Ivy League research university was founded in and its graduate school now offers nearly fields of study. The engineering school at Cornell University is consistently ranked among the top in the country and graduate students focus on practice-based study. Cornell may be the perfect choice for you; the school offers both Doctor of Philosophy Ph.

For those looking to pursue a Ph. Research within the Graduate Field of Biomedical Engineering is organized into six primary focus areas:. Students can expect to gain extraordinary knowledge by working closely with biological and clinical scientists as well as with engineers. Graduates of this program can expect careers in a wide range of settings, including: In fact, the Department is No.

Prospective students should note the following: There are no evening or distance-learning options for this degree.

The degree is to be completed in three sequential semesters over 12 months. Students may also pursue a Ph. The biomedical engineering program at Brown attracts many, and is consistently ranked one of the top programs of its kind in the country. Graduate students will take engineering, biology, and medical school courses. The department also offers a Ph. Graduates of the BME program can expect to pursue rewarding careers in industry, academia or government. A private research university located in Washington, D.

With students from all 50 states and over countries, this university is consistently ranked among the top in the nation. Offering both a MS and a Ph. D in Biomedical Engineering, the school includes several areas of research: Graduates of this program will be able to apply engineering principles to problems in medicine and biology, to understand and model multiple attributes of living systems, and to synthesize biomedical systems and devices.

Made up of 10 schools and colleges, Duke is home to over 6, graduate and professional students. BME is the second largest graduate program at Duke, yet offers students a close-knit community and plenty of hands-on experience. Each program lasts 1. The Rice University Department of Bioengineering offers the following programs: The Global Medical Innovation GMI track is for those looking to pursue a career in the global medical technology industry, while the Applied Bioengineering track is designed as a flexible degree for those pursuing careers in research, medicine or related fields.

Faculty research interests include: Needless to say, students will have passionate, knowledgeable leaders to learn from, and work with. Alumni of the program are now working in medical device and biotechnology companies, patent law, and medicine. Founded in , this private research university in Baltimore, Maryland gets its name from American entrepreneur and philanthropist, Johns Hopkins.

The university currently ranks No. The Whitaker Biomedical Engineering Institute combines the best of biology, medicine and engineering. The department offers the following degrees: S according to U. Located in Fort Collins, CO, this public research university is home to eight colleges and offers over degree options. CSU graduate students can pursue programs in the schools of business, engineering and education. The renowned Walter Scott, Jr.

College of Engineering is innovative and is home to one of the best Biomedical Engineering schools. Online program offers students equal opportunities to view the same on-campus lectures and interact with leading faculty members. Officially established in , SBME focuses on three primary areas of research: So students have the best of all departments, making for a diversified, quality education! Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University is a private research university that was founded in by American industrialist Andrew Carnegie.

The school constantly ranks high overall, but particularly in areas of math, science and engineering. The research option typically takes 21 months of full-time residence to complete, while the practicum option takes 16 months. For those looking to combine their studies, the school offers a couple of interesting dual programs: BME graduate students are a talented bunch.

There are plenty of opportunities for research, growth and innovation at CMU! Located in Southfield, Michigan, Lawrence Technological University is a private university that was founded in While the campus is small, the learning opportunities are big at LTU. The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering at LTU brings together engineering tools and problem solving to advance life science discoveries in: Students are taught how to create new procedures and technologies that prevent, diagnose, and treat clinical diseases.

No matter what you choose, there is still a credit-hour requirement. Founded in , this public research university is based in East Lansing, Michigan and is consistently ranked among the top universities in the world.

With students from all 50 states and more than countries, MSU is a pioneer in research and innovation. With faculty from over 10 departments in multiple MSU colleges, students are introduced to a diversified set of thinking and learning overall.

Located in Miami, Florida International University is a public research university that is committed to learning, research, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity.

The Professional Track is for engineers currently practicing in the biomedical industry and for those interested in pursuing a management career in the biomedical industry, while the Research Track prepares graduates for further study or a career in biomedical research. Students in this department will be prepared for academic, clinical, or industrial research and development in: Binghamton University is consistently ranked among the elite public universities in the country, and with good reason.

With faculty made up of Fulbright, Ford and Guggenheim scholars, and an innovative, creative buzz pulsing through the campus, Binghamton is an excellent choice for any graduate student.

The program is also very affordable; funding is available in the form of: Teaching assistantships often include health insurance and a tuition scholarship as well. Graduates of this program have pursued careers in both the public and private sectors for organizations including: Food and Drug Administration. Graduates have also pursued doctoral positions in the following acclaimed institutions: Made up of 12 schools and colleges, Northwestern is a private research university in Illinois.

The university was recently ranked No. The department offers two MS tracks for students; one with a thesis, and one without. Faculty members in this department are organized into the following research area groups: Study abroad and foreign externships are available for students within this department, as well as cooperative education programs.

PhD degree completion is typically years and students are supported by fellowships, research assistantships, and teaching assistantships. Often cited as a hub for aspiring engineers and scientists, folks at San Jose State developed the first college-based cyber security center in Silicon Valley.

Designed to build upon a background in engineering, biology, chemistry or physics, the MS in Biomedical Engineering can be taken with or without a thesis option.

No matter the track you choose, some required courses will include: Graduate students can expect to take courses uniquely preparing them for a Food and Drug Administration-regulated global environment in which they will develop health-related medical products and techniques to improve the quality of life.

San Jose does not offer a PhD program. Founded in , Virginia Commonwealth University is a public research university located in Richmond, Virginia. The school also offers a three-year Ph. The biomedical engineering degree at VCU provides in-depth specialization areas including: All biomedical engineering doctoral students at VCU are fully funded with competitive stipends.

Students of this program are determined, curious and intelligent. The opportunities are endless! Located in Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University is a public research university that is consistently ranked among the top universities in the United States.

Purdue is made up of 12 schools and colleges, many of which are very well-ranked— including the College of Engineering. The primary areas of research include: Ranked amongst the top schools in the United States, Baylor University is a community of more than 16, students located in Waco, Texas.

The department is one of the best in the country and offers students a fruitful career. Students who pursue a MS in Biomedical Engineering at Baylor are expected to complete 30 semester-hour graduate programs, including: Graduates can expect careers in industrial, health care, academic, and government settings.

Located in Melbourne, Florida, this Institute puts huge emphasis on science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and aviation. On-campus research facilities include: FIT is also conveniently located in a growing healthcare region, including hospitals, health centers and institutes. This provides graduate students with opportunities for advanced lab research and mentorship with medical professionals.

Alumni of this program have gone on to work in medicine and the biotechnology industry, while some go on to pursue a Ph. FIT does offer a doctoral program for those interested in further pursuing biomedical engineering. Virginia Tech is a public research university located in Blacksburg, Virginia. With over degree programs and more than 30, students, Virginia Tech is a hub for knowledge, growth and leadership. Students can pursue an M.

Students may specialize in one of the following concentration areas: First-year students are typically offered either a full fellowship or a Graduate Teaching Assistantship which provides a competitive stipend and full tuition. Students are also hired by faculty to be graduate research assistants, and summer internships in select programs are often available as well. With more than degree programs and 34 research centers, RPI is well-known for its talented, dedicated, and forward-thinking staff and students.

RPI is also home to one of the oldest and most reputable biomedical engineering departments in the United States. Master degrees commonly require The department also offers a PhD program where students usually spend years in study. The University of California, San Diego is a public university established in and is the 7th oldest of the 10 University of California campuses.

The school also offers a Masters of Engineering M. What better place to learn about biomedical engineering than at a university with its pulse on the most current industry trends. Located in the heart of Boston, this private research university is home to over 30, students from more than countries.

With 17 schools and over fields of study, BU is an excellent place to form connections and pursue research to help this ever-changing modern world. Students can add specializations to their degrees, including: All students pursuing an MS are required to complete a practicum and can opt to focus in nanomedicine.

Those completing a Master of Engineering will also have to complete a practicum. Founded in , this private research university is located in Philadelphia, PA. With over 20, students and endless degree opportunities, Drexel is an excellent place to further your education. Specific research areas may include: Students and faculty at Drexel are always pushing the envelope on research and new technologies. The school is a hub of knowledge and innovation.

In fact, the Hartwell Foundation recently awarded an associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering with a grant to continue her research to aid children with heart defects.

Located in Norman, Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma is a public research university that was founded in Home to the National Weather Center, this university is buzzing with over 21, students and majors.

Students can pursue a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering which can is typically completed in two years. A thesis is required to complete this degree. Oklahoma also offers a Ph. The University of Oklahoma is currently undergoing a renovation within the Engineering Quad.

The new building will be called Gallogly Hall. Illinois Tech is a private Ph. Technology is at the heart of this Institute, making it a great choice for those interested in science and engineering. The Master of Biomedical Engineering at Illinois Tech does not require a thesis— there is no optional thesis choice either.

Graduate students can expect to take the following courses: The school also offers a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering which requires completion of a written dissertation and a subsequent oral defense of it. There is always something being created at Illinois Tech. In fact, cellphones, magnetic recording, tall building architecture, and barcode technology are just a few of the innovations associated with Illinois Tech faculty and alumni.

Apply now and join entrepreneurship, creativity and design with engineering theory, research, and practice to create a better tomorrow! Located in the heart of Boston, Northeastern University was founded in and is home to the Huskies and Matthews Arena, the oldest hockey arena in the world.

Northeastern, a private university, offers more than majors and has a student population of nearly 20, The university is currently ranked No. Their Bioengineering program is one of the best in the world. Faculty from across the college and university work to develop programs in: The school also offers a five-year Doctor of Philosophy in Bioengineering. Northeastern is well-known for its revolutionary co-op program where students have the opportunity to truly put their education to work in their respective fields of interest.

During co-op, students have no obligation to the school, focusing rather on their work and career development. Located in Philadelphia, PA, Temple University is a public doctoral university that was founded in With 17 schools and colleges, eight campuses, and hundreds of degree programs, Temple is a hub for creativity and innovation.

If you want to learn more about advanced technology and applying new systems to solve complex biologic problems, Temple University may be just the place for you!

Research areas may include: Temple also offers a Ph. The university is very well connected and offers many different internships and co-op opportunities for graduate students as well. Temple graduates have been hired by companies like: With just under 3, graduate students, the Catholic University of America is a close-knit environment and offers 12 schools and 21 research facilities for students to take advantage of.

Graduate students can expect to take classes like biomaterials, neural control of movement, rehabilitation engineering, and more. The school also offers a Biomedical Engineering Doctoral Degree. Graduate students at the Catholic University of America are provided with state-of-the-art facilities to work in, including: Internships are also available at nearby Washington D. This public research university is located in Ruston, Louisiana and is home to over 12, students.

In fact, students come from all around the world to attend this program which was established in Students can choose one of two program tracks: The Biomedical Engineering concentration may include the following courses: Students and faculty at Louisiana Tech are buzzing with excitement for the future. In fact, the University aims to become the best college in the world at integrating engineering and science in education and research by Help Louisiana Tech reach their goal by applying today to create a better tomorrow.

Founded in by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia is a public university and is currently ranked 24 in National Universities by U. The University of Virginia offers the following Biomedical Engineering degrees: The primary difference between the M. Collaborators of the school include: Located in Allendale, Michigan, this public university was established in and offers more than degrees. With over 25, students, GVSU is a hub of innovation and research.

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