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2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jul 23, 2024
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Approved Seminar Courses - Bioengineering PhD

Bioengineering students in the PhD program must complete 6 semesters of research seminar. Four of the six semesters must be BIOENG 2023 or BIOENG 2024, with one exception (see below). The other 2 credits may be from BIOENG 2023, BIOENG 2024 or any other seminar deemed appropriate by the Graduate Program Director. Commonly taken seminars to fulfill these 2 credits are listed below. Bioengineering student pursing the thesis-based (research) MS degree must complete two semesters of research seminar. This course must be BIOENG 2023. In exceptional cases, students may enroll in BIOENG 2024 but must get prior approval from the Graduate Program Director.

Seminar series commonly taken by Bioengineering graduate students include:

Exception: One of the 4 seminars can be replaced with a preparation for a STEM academic career course, provided the student completes a minimum of “Associate Level” certification in STEM Teaching. This program is offered through the University of Pittsburgh Center for Integrating Research, Teaching, and Learning (Pitt-CIRTL). Relevant courses include:


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