Wearable and Neuro-Technologies

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The next generation of wearable and neurotechnologies will need to safely and effectively perform complex tasks in unknown conditions while protecting critical systems and sensitive information.

This program provides professionals with the knowledge to create state-of-the-art solutions for neural interfaces to secure critical neurotechnology-based systems, using:

  • Wearable bioinstrumentation devices
  • Internet of Thing (IoT)
  • Neurophysiology signal processing
  • NeuroRobotics


ELE 567: Medical Instrumentation
This course is designed to provide fundamental and applied knowledge on medical sensors and electronics, with particular focus on practical application in medical instrumentation.

ELE 570: Wearable Internet-of-Things
A tutorial-driven, project-based, hands-on course with carefully crafted practical tutorials on Internet of Things and wearable technologies that allow students to learn programming, coding, circuit designs, and prototyping.

ELE 575: Brain Signal Processing and Application
This course presents novel interfaces between brain and computer devices, and covers different components of a BCI system including signal acquisition, signal preprocessing, feature extraction, and feature translation.

ELE 576: NeuroRobotics
As an interdisciplinary course, this course will cover tools and applications in the field of Neural Engineering and neuroscience with an emphasis on real-time corticomuscular-robot interaction/control of applications.

Tuition per credit based on 2024/2025 academic year rates (subject to change): $887


  • GPA of 3.0 or higher*
  • College transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Official score report for the GMAT or GRE
    • Must be taken within the last five years
  • Statement of purpose
    • Relevant work experience
    • Reasons for applying to the online program at URI
    • Professional goals, as well as plans for achieving these goals

*Applicants with a GPA lower than 3.0 may be considered for provisional admission — please contact online@uri.edu before applying to discuss the GPA requirement.

Spring 2024 Dates

11/26Application Deadline
1/7Classes Begin

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Embark on a dynamic career path in wearable and neuro-technology, where innovation meets impact. Explore opportunities at the forefront of healthcare, research, and consumer electronics, shaping the future of personalized healthcare, brain-computer interfaces, and augmented reality.

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Product Manager

Leads the development and commercialization of wearable and neuro-technology products ensuring they meet user needs and regulatory requirements.

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UX/UI Designer

Designs intuitive interfaces for wearable devices and neuro-technologies, optimizing user experience and accessibility for individuals with diverse abilities.

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Clinical Researcher

Conducts clinical trials to evaluate efficacy and safety of wearable devices and neuro-technologies for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.

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