Ph.D. On Campus

Biomedical Engineering

University of Oklahoma

36 months
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During the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Engineering at University of Oklahoma, the student is required to take a general examination in accordance with Graduate College requirements. 


The Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from University of Oklahoma requires ninety post-baccalaureate hours, which include 12 hours in biomedical engineering (graduate credit, chosen from the list of approved BME elective courses), six hours in life sciences (graduate credit, chosen from the list of approved life science elective courses), and additional six hours can be selected from other engineering, science, or math elective (STEM) courses (graduate credit, not from both lists of approved BME and life science electives) in consultation with the student's research supervisor and advisory committee if available. 

Key Features 

  • A student with a B.S. degree can enter the Ph.D. program directly; the student does not have to complete the M.S. thesis as part of the Ph.D. degree.  
  • At the end of the program, the student will demonstrate excellence in scholarly research by authoring and successfully defending a Ph.D. Dissertation. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Biomedical Engineering Electives 
  • Life Sciences Electives
  • Additional Engineering, Science, or Math Electives 
  • Statistics Course - approved by Ph.D. advisory committee and signed by the Grad. Liaison
  • Seminar in Biomedical Engineering Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Norman

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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