Joint Graduate Program | UTSA & UTHSCSA

Program Overview

The objective of the program is to train students in the use of basic biomedical engineering approaches for the investigation of fundamental bioengineering questions associated with the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases.

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Future Outlook

The BME Program has enjoyed great success. Talented and productive faculty from both institutions have embraced the Program from its inception, and interest among the faculty continues to grow.

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Recent News & Updates

  • Incoming Students
    All qualifying exams (QE’s) need to be completed for all new incoming students within one year of entering the program. Completion of QE's is expected no later than August 31, 2018.
    UTSA contact: Dr. Teja Guda and Dr. Liang Tang
    UTHSCSA contact: Dr. Jack Lancaster and Dr. Randy Glickman
  • 3 Minute Thesis: Ngoni Madungwe
    Congratulations to Ngoni Madungwe! He won first place at the 3 Minute Thesis competition at the Mikiten Graduate Research Symposium. read more »
  • BME Entrepreneurs Win Big At The Women’s Start up Pitch Competition: Biomedical Engineering entrepreneurs Lauren Cornell and Bianca Cerqueira won first place at the Women's Start up Pitch Competition at read more »
  • Associate Director of the Joint Biomedical Engineering Program Named: The Graduate Dean’s Office is pleased to announce that Dr. Jean Jiang will serve as the Associate Director of the Joint Biomedical Engineering Program, effective immediately. read more »
  • Sharon Kwee Plays Violin For Patients: For an in-depth interview with Sharon Kwee and the great things she does in the field of biomedical engineering and volunteering, read more »
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Scholarships Available

Scholarship opportunities are available for both Master's and Ph.D programs:
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