Graduate Minor in Biomedical Engineering

To obtain a graduate minor in Biomedical Engineering, enrollees must be graduate students in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and in good academic standing. To successfully complete the minor, students must earn at least a 3.0 truncated GPA in the minor courses.

For PhD students:
12 credits of BME coursework:

  • BME5401 Biomedical Engineering & Physiology (3 credits)
  • 3 courses (9 credits) of BME-prefix graduate level (5000 and above level) courses

For Master’s students:
9 credits of BME coursework:

  • BME5401 Biomedical Engineering & Physiology (3 credits)
  • 2 courses (6 credits) of BME-prefix graduate level (5000 and above level) courses

Choosing a faculty advisor:

  • PhD students: Select a Primary BME faculty member to serve as your minor advisor (Note: Per UF Graduate School policy, your minor advisor must also serve on your Supervisory Committee)
  • MS Thesis students: Select a Primary BME faculty member to serve as your minor advisor (Note: Per UF Graduate School policy, your minor advisor must also serve on your Supervisory Committee)
  • MS Non-Thesis students: The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering Associate Chair of Graduate Studies will serve as your minor representative.

Please fill out the accompanying form and submit to the BME Graduate Academic Advisor at grad@bme.ufl.edu or at their office, Biomedical Sciences Building JG56, for approval.