Graduate Programs

Built on strong faculty and research programs in the College of Engineering, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, and College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, our graduate programs combine strengths in veterinary medicine, engineering, and the sciences to provide an interdisciplinary focus on improving health, fighting disease, and aiding persons with disabilities.

With over forty state-of-the-art biomedical engineering research labs, including the world renowned Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Animal Cancer Center, our graduate programs offer hands-on experiences for graduate students to work alongside leading researchers in the field. Our faculty display academic excellence across diverse fields converging on many research areas, including medical devices and therapeutics, imaging and diagnostics, and regenerative and rehabilitative medicine.



A 30-credit, coursework-only resident degree program for advancement in the biomedical engineering industry. The curriculum focuses on developing a foundation in biomedical engineering, gaining more knowledge in a particular interest area, and advanced or applied mathematics. Learn more about this degree program that offers flexibility for working professionals.

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A 30-credit, coursework-only, online degree program for advancement in the biomedical engineering industry. Explore concepts in structure and function in biomaterials, material issues in mechanical design, and design and data analysis. Learn more about this online degree program that offers the flexibility working professionals and non-traditional students need when pursuing an advanced degree.

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A 30-credit, research-based degree which requires you to complete a research project leading to the successful defense of a thesis. Core courses include bioengineering and biomolecular technology, advanced mathematics and statistics, as well as technical electives chosen from numerous engineering and life science courses. The curriculum is designed to provide flexibility and support your research specialty.

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Our Ph.D. in Bioengineering provides you an opportunity to conduct research in state-of-the-art facilities. The curriculum is designed to provide flexibility and support your research specialty which will be guided by your advisor. You are required to complete 72-credit hours, present a research plan in a preliminary exam, and defend completed research in a final exam/dissertation defense.

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