M.S. Biological and Agricultural Engineering
The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering’s Master of Science degree is designed to develop new understanding through research and creativity. Students have the option to pursue a thesis or non-thesis Master of Science degree. Areas of specialization within the program include subject matter related to environmental and natural resources, food engineering, bioprocess engineering, biomaterials science, machine and energy systems, systems analysis along with food, feed and fiber processing.
The Master of Science thesis option degree requires students to complete advanced course work and to become skilled in research methodology. Students are expected to plan, conduct and analyze a comprehensive research project, and to report the findings in a thesis, a scholarly document of research conducted in accordance with accepted scientific methodology.
The Master of Science non-thesis option degree requires students to complete advanced coursework. Students are not required to complete a final comprehensive exam or report.
This program is offered in conjunction with the College of Engineering.
- Degree: Master of Science in Biological and Agricultural Engineering
- Credit Hours: 30 credit hours per degree
What Do I Need to Apply?
- Application through the EngineeringCAS system
- Upload an unofficial transcript with application
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Purpose
- Three letters of recommendation, submitted online with your application
- Official transcripts and records, sent to the Office of Admissions
Official TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. Official scores must be sent by ETS directly to Texas A&M University using the school code: 6003. Visit the Graduate and Professional School website for a list of requirements, exemptions and other useful information regarding the TOEFL/IELTS Exams.