Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering

Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering
Spring 2015 Ph.D. graduates at convocation


Our main goal is to develop leadership in academia, government, and industry nationally and globally. The importance of global scientific, social, and cultural interaction and the demands of the dynamic, ever-changing global healthcare economy have been strongly emphasized in our undergraduate and graduate programs. The research in the graduate program focuses on three main areas, neural, cognitive, and rehabilitation engineering, biomedical imaging, and bionanoscience.


  • Distinguished faculty that are focused on mentoring and developing leaders in the field of BME
  • A member of the world's largest medical center
  • Opportunities for multi-institutional collaboration and research
  • 95% of current full-time Doctoral students are fully funded
  • Located within a dynamic city, filled with culture, history, and activities for every passion




Graduate School Experience


Online MS in Biomedical Engineering

UH BME now offers a completely online master's program through UH-Extend. Click here to learn more.


Student Success

September 15, 2022
The University of Houston's wing of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers has earned a National Chapter of the Year for 2021-22 from the national leadership of the group. According to award criteria, National Chapter…
SHPE-UH leadership and officers.
February 16, 2022
When Cullen College of Engineering student Quynh Nguyen read the email from the University Network notifying her that she had won a 2021 Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship, she admits that it was a shocking experience for her. “…
Cullen College of Engineering student Quynh Nguyen is a winner of a 2021 Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship.
February 14, 2022
After completing an experience and expertise-building internship this summer, junior Biomedical Engineering student Elizabeth Perry is excited about the opportunity to build on that momentum with her studies at the Cullen College…
Elizabeth Perry, a junior studying Biomedical Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, completed an internship with Boston Scientific over the summer.