Six cutting-edge graduate concentrations

Under the guidance of BME faculty advisors, students plan a course of study in one of six concentrations:

  • Bioelectrics and Neural Engineering
  • Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine
  • Biomedical Imaging and Ultrasonics
  • Biotechnology and Systems Biology
  • Biomechanics and Biotransport
  • Medical Product Development

Unmatched breadth & depth

U-M is one of the only universities in the country with top-ranked engineering and medical schools on the same campus. No matter your area of interest, you’ll likely find a faculty lab here doing related cutting-edge research.

Explore BME Research through the traditionally defined areas, clinical applications, and technologies used to impact healthcare and advance knowledge.

Our strengths include:

Guaranteed funding

All successful BME PhD students are fully supported by their research advisors, through external or internal fellowships, or as Graduate Student Instructors.

Size = reach

U-M has one of the largest BME graduate programs in the U.S. and has awarded more advanced degrees than any other BME department in the country. A Michigan BME degree not only distinguishes you in industry and academic circles but also connects you to a worldwide community of alumni.

Entrepreneurs welcome

To improve healthcare, our solutions must ultimately make it to market. With Michigan’s renowned Ross School of Business just across campus we’re uniquely positioned to help students and faculty move innovation from the bench to the bedside.

Great place to live

The University of Michigan's home, Ann Arbor, is consistently ranked as one of the top places to live. It is a safe, vibrant, progressive college town with parks, restaurants, museums, sports, and a commitment to the arts.