Earn a graduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at OHSU
The Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. program serves as the center of innovation for the School of Medicine. We train future innovators, entrepreneurs and scientific leaders. Are you ready to join?
Our graduate program serves as the center of innovation for the OHSU School of Medicine. Our mission is to train students to become innovators, entrepreneurs, and scientific leaders by graduate training in the development and use of measurement and data science platforms and novel devices to understand the (patho)physiology of human health and disease in order to develop therapeutic approaches and diagnostics to solve unmet clinical needs. We offer PhD training specializing in: biomedical optics, cardiovascular research, computational biology, nanomedicine and nanobiotechnologies and spacial systems biology.
BME Diversity Statement
Our goal is to create a supportive environment in BME for historically underrepresented groups not limited to but including: ethnic and racial minorities, women, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse geographic and socio-economic backgrounds. We also value differences in knowledge and backgrounds including skill-set, education, age, experience, and perspectives. We are committed to encouraging and fostering a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion through continuously improving our recruitment, retention, climate, and community partnerships.
The GRE is not a requirement as part of the Biomedical Engineering graduate program admissions application. Find out more about our admissions requirements.
Application fee waiver
If you are experiencing economic hardship, a waiver for the application fee o is available. Please note that the submission of the fee waiver has no baring on the review process. If you require a waiver, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org before submitting your application.
Admissions update: COVID-19 response
To ensure the safety of our applicants, students, faculty and staff, admissions interviews and recruitment events will take place online this year. This is subject to change and more information will be made available as we get closer to our recruitment season in February 2021.
Virtual recruitment event - February 18-19, 2021
Application deadline for fall start 2021 - December 15, 2020