Free Online Biological Engineering Courses from Top Universities

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Biological engineering courses are freely available from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Yale University. Students can access these free course from the websites listed below.
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Free Biological Engineering Courses

Free biological engineering courses are available at these top two universities. Choose from course topics like quantitative physiology, biomedical information technology, and frontiers of biomedical engineering.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT hosts a vast number of free online courses in biological engineering. Access these courses at your convenience from the school's OpenCourseWare, where you can download course materials.

Yale University

This intro to biomedical engineering course from Yale University helps students learn basic concepts. The course is designed for both science and non-science majors.

Free Online Biological Engineering Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Quantitative Physiology: Organ Transport Systems course from MIT Undergraduate Texts Yes Yes Yes
Biomaterials - Tissue Interactions course from MIT Graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Molecular Principles of Biomaterials course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems course from MIT Undergraduate Texts Yes Yes Yes
Biomolecular Kinetics and Cell Dynamics course from MIT Graduate Textbook/texts Yes No Yes
Cell-Matrix Mechanics course from MIT Graduate Textbooks Yes No Yes
Biomedical Information Technology course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Foundations of Algorithms and Computational Techniques in Systems Biology course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Introduction to Bioengineering course from MIT Undergraduate Lecture notes/videos Yes No Yes
Chemicals in the Environment: Toxicology and Public Health course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Biological Engineering Programming course from MIT Undergraduate Lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Computation for Biological Engineers course from MIT Undergraduate Lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Molecular Structure of Biological Materials course from MIT Undergraduate/graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Systems Microbiology course from MIT Undergraduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Frontiers of Biomedical Engineering course from Yale University Undergraduate Audio/video lectures Yes Yes Yes

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The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Johns Hopkins University

  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics
  • Master of Science in Biotechnology
  • Certificate in Biotechnology Education

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Northcentral University

  • PhD in Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
  • Doctor of Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
  • MSTIM - Engineering Management
  • MBA - Management of Engineering and Technology

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Penn Foster High School

  • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
  • HS Diploma

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