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  Dec 18, 2017
 
2016-2017 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Bioengineering - Research - Neural Engineering Track, MD/PhD


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MD/PhD Requirements


http://www.engineering.pitt.edu/Departments/Bioengineering/_Content/Programs/Graduate/Programs—accordion/

The University MD/PhD program supports well-integrated basic and clinical sciences pre-doctoral training program. The training program links 30 PhD programs in twelve graduate schools within the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. For more information on this MD/PhD Program, visit the following web site: https://www.mdphd.pitt.edu/

The course requirements for the MD/PhD in bioengineering include the following:

  • Graduate Engineering Mathematics-3 credits (from list of approved math courses)
  • Statistics for Bioengineers-3 credits (from list of approved statistics courses)
  • Track Courses-9 credits (from menu of courses for specific track)
  • Graduate Electives-6 credits
  • Teaching Practicum-2 credits
  • Bioengineering Seminar-6 credits, 4 credits must be the Bioengineering Seminar
  • Grant Writing in Bioengineering - 1 credits
  • Doctoral Dissertation Research - 42 credits

Total number of credit hours: 72 credits (plus the credits associated with the remedial courses, as applicable).

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