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Ph.D. in Bioengineering

Entering with a bachelor's degree
(96 total credit hours)

  • Complete the core curriculum - 21 credit hours
  • 400/500 technical electives - 20 credit hours (at least 12 hours must be engineering graduate-level technical elective courses)
  • BIOE 599 (research credit) - 55 credit hours
  • Pass exams (qualifying, preliminary, final)
  • Complete dissertation with committee approval

Entering with a master's degree
(64 total credit hours)

  • BIOE 500, 501, 502 are required - 4 hours total (BIOE 500 taken twice)
  • 400/500 technical electives - 8 credit hours (BIOE 504 and 505 are strongly encouraged)
  • BIOE 599 (research credit) - 52 credit hours
  • Pass exams (qualifying, preliminary, final)
  • Complete dissertation with committee approval

Ph.D. Program Details