Model Programs

A typical Program for a M.Sc. student

Year

Fall Semester

Winter/Spring Semester

Summer

Year 1

Courses:

1- BME for Engineers/Life Science Students I (3)

2- Any two courses approved by the student’s advisory committee (6)

3- BME Seminar (0)


Thesis: literature review

Courses:

1- BME for Engineers/Life Science Students II (3)

2- Any two courses approved by the student’s advisory committee (6)

3- BME Seminar (0)


Thesis: literature review/pilot studies

Working on Thesis project

Data collection if necessary

Year 2

One relevant course approved by the student’s advisory committee (3)

BME Seminar (0)


Thesis: working on project

BME Seminar (0)


Thesis: working on project

Writing the thesis

Thesis Defense

 

 A typical Program for a Ph.D. student

Year

Fall Semester

Winter/Spring Semester

Summer

Year 1

Courses:

1- BME for Engineers/Life Science Students I (3)

2- Any two courses approved by the student’s advisory committee  (6)

3- BME Seminar (0)


Thesis: literature review

Courses:

1- BME for Engineers/Life Science Students II (3)

2- Any two courses approved by the student’s advisory committee (6)

3- BME Seminar (0)


Thesis: literature review/pilot studies

Working on research proposal

Data collection if necessary

Submitting the research proposal by the end of summer

Year 2

BME Seminar (0)


Thesis: working on the project

BME Seminar (0)


Thesis: working on the project

Preparing for Candidacy exam

Working on the thesis project

Data collection if necessary

Submitting the Candidacy paper

Candidacy Exam

Year 3

BME Seminar (0)

Thesis: working on the project

 

BME Seminar (0)

Thesis: working on the project

Working on the thesis project

Year 4

Thesis: working on project

Thesis: Write UP

Ph.D. Defense