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BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See Graduate School degree requirements.
M.S. PH.D.
Overall GPA
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Probation Policy
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Specific Courses
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Physiology 335 or 5 credits other bioscience; at least 15 credits of courses in an area of specialization (e.g., bioinstrumentation, biomedical computing, biomedical signal processing, biomaterials, biomechanics, rehabilitation engineering); two semesters of graduate seminars are required.
Specific Courses
Yes
Two semesters of graduate seminars are required.
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 30 credits is required (24 credits if the student is admitted with a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering from UW-Madison, or its equivalent); at least 12 credits of engineering courses at the 400 level or above.
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 30 credits beyond the M.S. degree requirements.
Examinations
No
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Candidates are required to pass a comprehensive qualifying examination taken within a year of entering the Ph.D. program.
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Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
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