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Biomedical Engineering

University of Tennessee Knoxville

36 months
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31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
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All students must complete a minimum of 72 semester credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree. These credit hours must include a minimum of 36 credit hours of graduate course work graded A-F, a minimum of 24 credit hours in Doctoral Research and Dissertation. The Biomedical Engineering program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Overview

Education

Students entering the PhD program directly from a baccalaureate program will be required to take a minimum of 36 credit hours of graduate course work graded A-F, exclusive of dissertation credit or seminar courses.

Students entering the PhD program with a master’s degree will be required to take a minimum of 12 credit hours of graduate course work graded A-F, exclusive of dissertation credit or seminar courses. The Biomedical Engineering program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

These students may satisfy the degree requirements beyond the bachelor’s degree with one of the following example combinations:

  • 36 credit hours of course work plus 36 credit hours of Doctoral Research and Dissertation (minimum course work).
  • 48 credit hours of course work plus 24 credit hours of Doctoral Research and Dissertation (minimum Research and Dissertation).
  • Other combinations of course work (≥ 36 credit hours) and Doctoral Research and Dissertation (≥ 24 credit hours) that sum to ≥ 72 total credit hours.

This course work, including that taken for an MS degree, must include:

  • A minimum of 6 semester credit hours of graduate work in mathematics courses numbered 400 or above and a minimum of 3 credit hours numbered 500 or above. The department may approve other courses with sufficient mathematical content to meet this requirement.
  • A minimum of 21 credit hours of graduate course work in the major. The department may approve other departmental courses to meet this requirement.
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours of graduate course work is required at the 600 level. These are exclusive of thesis or dissertation credit.

Programme Structure

      Additional requirements for all students include the following:
  • Registration and participation in the graduate seminar in the major program.
  • Meet all departmental examination requirements, which include passing a qualifying exam comprised of written and oral comprehensive exams.
  • Presentation of a dissertation proposal to the student’s advisory committee and approval of that proposal by that committee.
  • Successful defense of the dissertation.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The completed online Graduate Application for Admission 
  • A non-refundable application fee 
  • One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
  • The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
  • Departmental application
  • Reference letters or rating forms

Tuition Fee

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    31798 USD/year
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  • National

    13380 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
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