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The Bioengineering PhD Student Handbook

PhD Program Goals and Philosophy

The Ph.D. curriculum provides training in engineering with focuses on biological and medical sciences. The program provides education in many areas of research, specific knowledge relevant to the student's research area, scientific and engineering fundamentals and current updates in the field of Bioengineering. The fundamental goal of Penn Bioengineering is to provide students with a broad, flexible curriculum that gives them experience with a wide range of subject areas and intellectual approaches, to prepare them to function creatively and independently in a diverse range of settings.

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