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The Bioengineering PhD Student Handbook

Degree Requirements:

The successful completion of the course requirements, with a grade-point average of at least 3.0. Learn more...

Satisfactory performance in the PhD Qualifications Evaluation. Learn more...

Successful completion of the PhD Candidacy Examination, consisting of a dissertation proposal. Learn more...

Annual Dissertation Progress Report. Learn more...

The submission and successful defense of the dissertation according to the University Doctoral Dissertation Manual. Learn more...

It is also required that all PhD students spend at least one year of the program in full-time residency at the University.

Requirements for all PhD students at the University can be found in the University of Pennsylvania Doctoral Dissertation Manual.

It is the responsibility of the PhD student to become familiar with all of the degree requirements in addition to those discussed in this handbook.

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