Dual Degree Schools:

School of Medicine

School of Veterinary Medicine

School of Dental Medicine

Your BE Contact:

Ms. Kathleen Venit
BE Graduate Coordinator
240 Skirkanich Hall
P) 215-746-8604

Available for Download:

The BE PhD Student Handbook BE Master's Student Handbook
(140 KB PDF)

Combined PhD Degrees

As you are considering a PhD in Bioengineering, you should also be aware that we offer combined degree options with three other schools at Penn. Students can pursue a combined PhD/MD with the medical school, and combined PhD/VMD with the veterinary school, or a combined DMD/MSE with the dental school.

Combined PhD Degrees

Combined PhD and MD Option

This program trains outstanding physician-investigators whose clinical practice shapes the path of their future bioengineering research: technological advances for treatment and diagnosis. Learn more...

Combined PhD and VMD Option

To enable students to gain both research and clinical experience, the Veterinary School offers a joint program similar to that of the Bioengineering PhD/MD. Learn more...