The Biomedical Engineering programme from University of Texas Arlington prepares students for careers requiring skills in research, development, and teaching in a variety of settings in industry, hospitals, research facilities of educational and medical institutions, and government regulatory agencies.

About

Students learn the essentials of life science, engineering theory, and the analytical and practical tools that enable them to be successful in the biotechnology and bioengineering industries. The Biomedical Engineering programme from University of Texas Arlington includes coursework in the basic sciences, core engineering, bioengineering, and advanced biotechnology disciplines. Both didactic classroom lectures and hands-on laboratory experience are emphasized.

During the first year of their studies, students in the master's program must select a concentration track including:

  • Bioinstrumentation
  • Biomaterials/Tissue Engineering
  • Biomechanics
  • Medical Imaging
  • Nanomedicine
  • Nanotechnology.

The Biomedical Engineering Program is jointly offered by The University of Texas at Arlington and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (UT Southwestern). 

The goal of the program is to prepare students for bioengineering careers requiring skills in research, development, and teaching in a variety of settings in industry, in hospitals, in research facilities of educational and medical institutions and in government regulatory agencies. Internships are aimed to further prepare students for careers in the bioengineering industry.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biomechanics and Fluid Flow With Computational Lab
  • Tissue Biomechanics and Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Implants
  • Fundamentals of Biomolecular Engineering
  • Biomedical Optics Laboratory
  • Fluorescence Microscopy
  • Tissue Ultrasound Optical Imaging
  • Tissue Optics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are accepted after the published priority date, but for guaranteed consideration of admission submit the application by the priority date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    146

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work in an engineering discipline as calculated by the Graduate School.
  • GRE preferred and strongly recommended for consideration of potential financial assistance. 
  • A minimum total TOEFL score of 79 for Internet-based testing or better for international applicants whose native language is not English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21026 USD/year
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  • National

    20796 USD/year
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  • In-State

    9698 USD/year
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Living costs for Texas City

  • 882 - 1640 USD/month
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Funding

There are several different types of scholarships available to you at UTA. Our general academic scholarships are based on academic performance and available to new students pursing their first baccalaureate degree. You can find additional scholarships such as designated, departmental, private, and need-based scholarships through our scholarship system, MavScholarshop.

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