Degree Plans

Our graduate students can choose one of three tracks to pursue and take courses in:

  • Neural, Cognitive, and Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Bionanoscience
Program Study for the M.S. in Biomedical Engineering with Thesis

The program requires the completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours of approved graduate work distributed as follows:

  • one (1) math course: BIOE 6300
  • one (1) statistics course: BIOE 6301
  • one (1) core course: BIOE 6350
  • four (4) elective courses
  • three (3) research credits
  • six (6) thesis credits
  • seminar attendance (required with research enrollment)

Note: Two of the four elective courses must be taken within the BIOE department (effective Fall 2016)

Program Study for the M.S. in Biomedical Engineering without Thesis

The program requires the completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours of approved coursework distributed as follows:

  • one (1) math course: BIOE 6300
  • one (1) statistics course: BIOE 6301
  • one (1) core course: BIOE 6350
  • seven (7) elective courses

Note: Four of the seven elective courses must be taken within the BIOE department (effective Fall 2016)

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering (with prior M.S. Degree)

The program requires a minimum of 54 credit hours of approved graduate work distributed as follows:

  • one (1) math course (beyond M.S. level): BIOE 6300
  • one (1) core course: BIOE 6350
  • six (6) elective courses
  • eighteen (18) research credits
  • twelve (12) dissertation credits
  • seminar attendance (required with research enrollment)

Note: Four of the six elective courses must be taken within the BIOE department (effective Fall 2016)

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering (directly from Undergraduate)

The program requires a minimum of 84 credit hours of approved graduate work distributed as follows:

  • two (2) math courses: BIOE 6300 and approved MATH elective
  • one (1) statistics course: BIOE 6301
  • one (1) core course: BIOE 6350
  • eight (8) elective courses
  • thirty six (36) research credits
  • twelve (12) dissertation credits
  • seminar attendance (required with research enrollment)

Note: Five of the eight elective courses must be taken within the BIOE department (effective Fall 2016)

 

Course Offerings Include:

Please note that all of our courses are offered only once a year - some courses only in the fall, and some only in the spring. We currently do not offer these courses in the summer session.