Biomedical Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy

Why study Biomedical Engineering?

The graduate degree in biomedical engineering combines faculty, resources and expertise from its prestigious Colleges of Engineering and Medicine. One of the few such interdisciplinary advanced degree programs in the country, the BME graduate program offers four different areas of specialization - Medical Device Design, Medical Imaging and Regenerative Medicine. The degree provides students with the knowledge and tools to develop revolutionary healthcare devices, procedures, and treatment strategies for the 21st century. The field of biomedical engineering is expected to lead engineering employment growth in the next decade. 

Admission Requirements

  • GRE - Required of all international students; GRE is exempt for students that earned a degree from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent accreditation) in the USA with a GPA of 3.0+
  • Transcript(s) and Degree Certificates (unofficial transcripts are used for admissions review, only admitted applicants submit official transcripts)
  • GPA minimum 3.0 or equivalent
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • International students - English Proficiency Test: TOEFL (minimum 92) or IELTS (minimum 6.5)

Application Deadlines

All applicants that apply to the BME graduate program by November 30, 2019 will be reviewed for the first round of fellowships and considered for a paid on-site visit to campus.

Application deadlines and additional application information can be found at the CEAS Office of Graduate Studies.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Contact Information

Graduate Studies Office
PO Box 210077
665 Baldwin Hall
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0077

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Program Code: 20DOC-BME-PHD