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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Program in Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology

North Dartmouth, MA

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / Program in Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology is located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical engineering/biotechnology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Capstone project, qualifying exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
12
Accepted
6
Enrolled
80%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.64%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 1
Male (4)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Anti-oxidants, anti-cancer, anti-microbial agents; mechanisms of anti-microbial resistance; synthesis and modification of nano-structures; self-assembled bio-molecular networks; tissue regeneration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
809,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact Tracie Ferreira
Graduate Program Co-Director
Email: bmebtphd@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-999-8604

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