While the fall semester is our primary and preferred admission term, in certain circumstances we will accept MS and PhD students for spring and summer admission. Please see our admissions page for more information, or contact our Graduate Academic Office… Read More
Students meeting PhD admission requirements may transition to the PhD program, provided they have a BME graduate faculty member fully sponsor their graduate assistantship. As such, all students interested in transitioning to the PhD program should explore research options with… Read More
All MS students are responsible for tuition and cost-of-living expenses. PhD students are typically offered fellowships or assistantships to cover tuition costs and provide a cost-of-living stipend. Please see Student Financial Affairs – Graduate Cost.
Master’s students typically take one to two years to complete the program, while PhD students typically take three to five years to complete their degrees.
Our BME program is not an off-site program and most classes are only available on-campus. While there are selected online courses at the graduate level, most are not offered out of BME or are a part of specific certificate programs… Read More
The UF BME program does offer both a Masters of Science (MS) and a Masters of Engineering (ME) program. The MS program is the default program that all students are admitted to during the application process. Students can elect to… Read More
All Master’s students can elect to pursue a Thesis or Non-thesis option. For admission, all Master’s students are defaulted into the non-thesis option of the degree. Students can easily switch to the Thesis option during their study, by electing a… Read More
No, students who apply to the PhD program are automatically considered for the MS program, should they not get admitted to the PhD program.
Our PhD program is highly competitive, with less than 8% of applicants receiving admission. If you meet the minimum requirements for the PhD but are not admitted to the PhD program, we will likely offer you admission to the master’s… Read More
When students apply, it is important that they outline their research interests that align with those offered in UF BME, as all PhD students are matched with a Doctoral Advisor that serves to mentor their research project. PhD applicants should… Read More