South Dakota School Of Mines And Technology

South Dakota School Of Mines And Technology

Biomedical Engineering PhD


501 East Saint Joseph Street

Rapid City, SD 57701

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Students completing their PhD degrees will graduate with a higher level of expertise in transferring their understanding of one of the program focus areas – cardiovascular mechanics/pathology/devices, biomaterials, computation biomedical engineering, or rehabilitation engineering/assistive technology to the creation of new knowledge and applications. In addition, doctoral students will possess a high level of expertise in their specialized area of research. This competency will be developed through focused research objectives, which culminate in the doctoral dissertation. Graduates of the programs will also demonstrate: The ability to communicate effectively in written and oral presentations Intellectual honesty when working with data and ideas The ability to make an original contribute to their field For more information on this degree, please see the catalog on the program website.


We are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) North Central Association.

International Student Requirements:

• Third party foreign transcript evaluation for all foreign institutions attended, including evidence of your bachelor’s degree if applicable. Effective August 15, 2012, SDSM&T requires a course-by-course evaluation report sent directly to us from the evaluating institution. We will only accept evaluation reports from Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE) or World Education Services (WES). If you use ECE, order a catalog match report. If you use WES, order a course by course report. • Evidence of English proficiency, with the exception of applicants from countries where English is the native language. Applicants who have a prior degree from a university in the U.S. may be considered for exemption. Note that Engineering Management will only consider applications meeting the upper level score criteria.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Specialized Institution—School of engineering and technology

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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