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Louisiana Tech University - 2016

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Dual Degrees

Graduate Engineering Dual Degree Program Description

A. Combined M.D/Ph.D. Degree Program.

A cooperative program between Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and Louisiana Tech University.

This new combined degree program allows students to earn a Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering and an M.D. from LSUMC with a total of six years of courses. The program allows medical scientists the unique opportunity to learn the latest technology for producing microdevices and microsensors. Career possibilities for graduates of the combined degree include teaching in a medical school or engineering school, developing biomedical applications of new technology, combining basic research with clinical research, and practicing medicine at the forefront of medical technology.

Admission Requirements:
Separate applications must be submitted to the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and to the Louisiana Tech University Graduate School, indicating the intention to complete both degrees. Students must be accepted by each of the schools and by the M.D./Ph.D. Program Supervisory Committee. Students who apply to the M.D./Ph.D. Program will be eligible for loans, grants, scholarships, tuition waives, stipends, or other financial aid available from the respective schools.