BME Career Paths and Marketable Skills
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is proud to partner with the Texas Higher Education Board in helping students develop and build on skills employers value and seek out in job candidates.
PhD in Biomedical Engineering:
1. Employ Effective and Independent Work Habits
2. Collaborate Professionally
3. Proficiently Implement Experimental Approaches for Testing Hypotheses
4. Skilled in Utilizing Effective Oral and Written Communication
5. Ability to Critically Think, Analyze, and Problem Solve
6. Can Identify, Evaluate, Integrate and Interpret Scientific Literature and Relevant Databases
7. Manage Existing Research Data & Information
8. Competent in Defending Particular Interpretations and Conclusions of Data
The program is designed to build on the scientific interactions and cooperation between the biomedical engineering and clinical scientists of the UT Health San Antonio and the engineering and basic science faculty at the UTSA. It is felt that this distinctive type of research environment will offer the students maximum opportunity to develop into well-rounded, competitive biomedical engineering professionals. Because engineers, basic scientists and clinicians will participate in the education and training of each student, the new graduates from this program will be uniquely trained in the fundamental sciences and engineering related to medicine.
The Office of Career Development:
UT Health San Antonio graduate students have access to the GSBS Office of Career Development (OCD). The OCD provides career and professional development training opportunities including individual meetings/career counseling, workshops & seminars. The OCD also works with the Graduate School’s Career Advisory Council and provides career exploration talks. The OCD provides graduate students a framework to discover next steps in their career along with resources to encourage and prepare graduate students for the future.