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Biomedical Engineering

The University of Oklahoma Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering offers two graduate degrees, the Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering. 


The Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma offers unique research and course experiences that will appeal to students across a wide range of interests. Areas of emphasis include medical imaging; nanomedicine; neuroengineering; biotransport; biomechanics; and molecular, cellular and tissue engineering.


The degree of Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering requires the completion of an original research thesis in addition to coursework beyond the baccalaureate level. This plan requires 30 hours of coursework, primarily in the biosciences and biomedical engineering. It can normally be completed in two years.

The doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering focuses on developing the individual as an independent researcher capable of working successfully in an interdisciplinary academic or industrial setting. It requires a total of 33 hours of coursework, which includes the courses required for the M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering and a minimum of 9 additional hours of graduate level electives.