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Overview

Michigan Technological University / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Houghton, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended for students with a Michigan Tech degree)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

94
Applied
22
Accepted
9
Enrolled
23%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE (recommended for students with a Michigan Tech degree)
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Faculty

Full-time (17)
Part-time (0)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomaterials/tissue engineering, physiology measurement and biosensors, biomechanics, mechanotransduction, biomedical optics, micro devices
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
722,558

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI  49931
United States
Contact Dr. Sean J. Kirkpatrick
Chair
Email: sjkirkpa@mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-2167
Fax: 906-487-1717