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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
Tissue Biomechanics C
Tissue Engineering C
Musculoskeletal Biomechanics C
Biomechatronics C
Human Machine Interf Des & Prc C
Bioelectromagnetism Fundmtls C
Physiological Measurements C
Biomedical Signal & Image Proc C
Free Electives:
Select nine additional hours of graduate courses9
Dissertation:
BME 6398
BME 6399
Dissertation
and Dissertation C
6
Total Hours90
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
Tissue Biomechanics C
Tissue Engineering C
Musculoskeletal Biomechanics C
Biomechatronics C
Human Machine Interf Des & Prc C
Bioelectromagnetism Fundmtls C
Physiological Measurements C
Biomedical Signal & Image Proc C
Free Electives:
Select nine additional hours of graduate courses9
Dissertation:
BME 6398
BME 6399
Dissertation
and Dissertation C
6
Total Hours90