Biomedical Engineering (Ph.D.)

Make a difference with specialized technical expertise to help create devices for a healthier world, one life at a time.

Tomorrow’s most impactful healthcare and medical technologies will come from the intersection of advanced engineering principles and the study of biology and medicine. With this graduate program, you’ll develop the high-level knowledge and skills to be a vital contributor in the rapidly growing field of medical devices.

Program Snapshot
Program type:
Doctoral Degree
On-campus or online
Est. time to complete:
2 years
Credit hours:

Why Study Biomedical Engineering at UND?

At the forefront of increased life expectancy, reductions in cancer deaths and overall healthcare progress are medical innovations. From advanced optical scanners that eliminate the need for biopsies, to needle-free diabetes care, to advanced prosthetics, biomedical engineers help save and improve lives on a mass scale.

Through this graduate program in the College of Engineering and Mines, you'll develop the highly technical skills to contribute to the research and development of the next generation of diagnostic, monitoring, surgical, therapy and other medical devices yet to be envisioned. As part of a collaborative research effort from several departments, you'll gain the skillset to be a part of team that can help create medical devices that increase safety and survival rates for patients all around the world.