For more than a decade, our graduate program has been consistently ranked among the nation’s top 10 bioengineering/biomedical engineering graduate programs. Our graduate studies offer innovative training and curriculum to prepare the next generation of leaders in basic, applied, and translational research at the interface of biology and engineering.
Researchers in our department advance knowledge in five research areas and department faculty and students are involved in over 14 Rice research institutes and initiatives focused on connecting basic science and engineering research with clinical applications.
The degree of doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in bioengineering is our principal research degree. A joint M.D./Ph.D. Medical Scientist Training Program is offered between the Department of Bioengineering and Baylor College of Medicine.
The professional Master of Bioengineering (M.B.E.) degree is a widely recognized, nonthesis degree. The M.B.E. has two tracks of study to choose from to complement your career goals: the Applied Bioengineering track or the Global Medical Innovation track.
Graduate alumni from our program have gone on to careers in a variety of specialized areas, including:
Enrollments and degrees awarded for degree programs in Rice's George R. Brown School of Engineering are available at: