The MD-PhD required curriculum for the PhD consists of 72 credit hours from required and elective courses, drawn from these lists.
|IMC 502||Fundamentals I||7.2 cr|
|IMC 504||Fundamentals II||3.8 cr|
|IMC 510||GI and Metabolism||5.5 cr|
|IMC 512||Urinary and Renal System||6.0 cr|
|IMC 602||Cardiovascular||7.2 cr|
|IMC 604||Pulmonary||8.0 cr|
|IMC 606||Neuroscience II||2.3 cr|
|MAE 578||Cardiovascular Biomechanics||3.0 cr|
|MAE 514||Evaluation of Biomaterials||3.0 cr|
|MAE 507||Engineering Analysis||3.0 cr|
|MAE ###||Restricted MAE elective||3.0 cr|
|Elective Courses (2)||6.0 cr|
|Optional elective courses ||0.0 - 6.0 cr|
|MAE 660||Dissertation||12.0 - 18.0 cr|
You must pass the MAE PhD Qualifying Examination at the end of the first year of study in the PhD program.
You must select the Bioengineering area for your oral exam, Evaluation of Biomedical Materials and Cardiovascular Biomechanics as two written areas, and one topic outside of Bioengineering, as outlined in the MAE Graduate Manual.
During the first year you should enroll in MAE 514, MAE 578 and the course suggested for the third topic outside of Bioengineering.
All other requirements as outlined in the MAE Graduate Manual, such as Preliminary Proposal Defense, coursework plan, etc., must be satisfied.