Biomedical Engineering Graduate Degrees

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Research Areas and Faculty 

Research in this area focuses on the structure and function of biological systems as they relate to principles grounded in mechanics to diagnose disease, assess trauma, guide therapies, and treat damaged muscles. Read more>>

Research Faculty

Dr. Morten Jensen
mojensen@uark.edu

Dr. Jeff Wolchok
jwolchok@uark.edu

Dr. Kyle Quinn
kpquinn@uark.edu

Dr. Kartik Balachandran
kbalacha@uark.edu

Research in this area focuses on developing novel materials that are engineered to interact with biological systems. Researchers concentrate on both the mechanical and physiochemical integration of these biomaterials as well as biological interactions at their surfaces.Read more>>

Research Faculty

Dr. Raj Rao
rajrao@uark.edu

Dr. Morten Jensen
mojensen@uark.edu

Dr. Xianghong Qian
xqian@uark.edu

Dr. Kartik Balachandran
kbalacha@uark.edu

Research in this area focuses on developing novel optical tools and methods for improving health care, medicine and biomedical research, by creating visual representations of the structure, function and biology of organs, tissues and cells.Read more>>

Research Faculty

Dr. Tim Muldoon
tmuldoon@uark.edu

Dr. Kyle Quinn
kpquinn@uark.edu

Dr. Narasimhan Rajaram
nrajaram@uark.edu

Research in this area focuses on developing bioprocesses for manufacturing, synthesis, modification and regeneration of genes, cells, tissue and organs.Read more>>

Research Faculty

Dr. Raj Rao
rajrao@uark.edu

Dr. Jeff Wolchok
jwolchok@uark.edu

Dr. Tim Muldoon
tmuldoon@uark.edu

Dr. Narasimhan Rajaram
nrajaram@uark.edu

Research in this area focuses on bioseparations and purification of antibodies for the pharmaceutical industry. Faculty also research computation biophysics and design of ligands for capture proteins.Read more>>

Research Faculty

Dr. Xianghong Qian
xqian@uark.edu

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Degrees Offered

Master's of Science in Biomedical Engineering 
Doctorate of Philosophy in Engineering

Master's Program Length 

Coursework and Thesis:
Coursework: 24 hours
Thesis: 6 hours
Coursework only:
30 hours

Ph.D. Program Length

From B.S.: 
72 hours, including Doctoral Dissertation 
From M.S.:
42 credit hours, including Doctoral Dissertation 

Application Deadline

Priority Deadline:
Fall: January 15 
Spring: October 1 
Regular Deadline:
Fall: May 1 
Spring: October

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