Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (Interdisciplinary)

The Ph.D. program will require a total of 90 credit hours beyond the B.S. degree in the following categories:

  • 24 credit hours of core biomedical engineering courses
  • 21 credit hours of track courses
  • 3 credit hours of seminars
  • 36 credit hours of research
  • 6 credit hours of dissertation

The M.S. program will include the first 24 course credit hours listed above, along with 3 credit hours of technical electives, 3 credit hours of seminars, and 6 thesis credit hours

Degree Plan

Required Credits: 90

PhD in Biomedical Engineering
Research:
Select thirty-six hours of the following:36
Doctoral Clinical Research C
Doctoral Research C
Doctoral Research C
Doctoral Research C
Doctoral Research C
Doctoral Research C
Doctoral Research C
Seminars:
Select three hours of the following:3
Doctoral Research Symposium I C
Doctoral Research Symposium II C
Required Courses:
BIOL 6304Physiological Regulatory Mech C3
BME 5303Research & Lab Methods C3
BME 6192Clinical Rotations for Eng C1
BME 6196Medical Device Practicum C1
BME 6301BME for Global Health C3
BME 6302Telemedicine & Imaging Info C3
BME 6304BME Device Design & Regulation C3
DRSC 5495Anatomy for Health Sciences C4
MGMT 5314Corporate Entrepreneurship C3
Prescribed Electives:
Select four courses of the following:12
Biomaterials C
BME 5312
C. Course currently in degree plan, but no longer offered. Please see advisor for substitution.
Tissue Engineering C
BME 5320
C. Course currently in degree plan, but no longer offered. Please see advisor for substitution.
Biomechatronics C
BME 5323
C. Course currently in degree plan, but no longer offered. Please see advisor for substitution.
BME 5350
C. Course currently in degree plan, but no longer offered. Please see advisor for substitution.
BME 5351
C. Course currently in degree plan, but no longer offered. Please see advisor for substitution.
BME 5353
C. Course currently in degree plan, but no longer offered. Please see advisor for substitution.
Free Electives:
Select nine additional hours of graduate courses9
Dissertation:
BME 6398
BME 6399
Dissertation
and Dissertation C
6
Total Hours90