Core Classes

There are core required MTM courses across the three content themes:

Engineering

At least 10 semester units* or equivalent

Location Course Code Course Name Units Semester
UCSF BIOENG 270 Translational Challenges: Diagnostics, Devices, and Therapeutics 2 quarter W
Berkeley BIOENG 280 Ethical and Social Issues in Translational Medicine 1 semester Sp
Berkeley BIOENG 252 Clinical Need-Based Therapy Solutions 2 semester F

Clinical Needs and Strategies

At least 6 semester units* or equivalent

Location Course Code Course Name Units Semester
UCSF BIOENG 283 Designing Clinical Research for Industry 2 quarter Sp
UCSF BIOENG 260 Translational Challenges in Medicine – “Anti-Medical School” 1 quarter F
UCSF BIOENG 285 Health Care Finance & Economics 2 quarter F

Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology

At least 8 semester units* or equivalent

Location Course Code Course Name Units Semester
Berkeley ENGIN 270 A & 270B Engineering Leadership Fall Bootcamp Courses 1 semester each* Pre-F
Berkeley ENGIN 270 electives Engineering Leadership Spring Bootcamp Courses 2 total semester** Pre-Sp

*Since UC Berkeley is on a semester schedule and UCSF is on a quarter schedule, unit descriptions are different depending on campus. 1 semester unit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter units.

Two additional required MTM courses can be split across categories to help you design a curriculum that fits your interests:

  • The 9 units of the required MTM Capstone Course [BIOENG 296 at UCSF; 3 units per quarter] can be distributed between the Engineering and Clinical Needs and Strategies categories.
  • The 2 units of the required Project Management Course [BIOENG 290 at Berkeley; 1 unit per semester] can be distributed between the Engineering and Business Entrepreneurship, and Technology categories.
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