Biomedical Engineering Curriculum

UT Southwestern Ph.D. students in the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program complete a flexible curriculum which includes track-specific engineering and life science courses as well as several advanced electives (see degree plans). Students also attend BME seminars given by faculty members, and participate in a Works-in-Progress course in which they present and receive feedback on their dissertation research.

The program offers four primary research and teaching tracks: Biomedical and Molecular ImagingBiomaterials, Mechanics, and Tissue EngineeringMedical Physics, and Molecular and Translational Nanomedicine. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the program, the courses listed in the Biomedical Engineering section of the catalog represent only a portion of the available courses.

First-year students complete a core curriculum that includes track-specific core courses, three or four laboratory rotations, and training in responsible conduct of research.