Earn a master’s in Biological and Agricultural Engineering at the University of Idaho

M.S. Biological & Agricultural Engineering

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College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Phone: (208) 885-7984

Mailing Address:
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2336
Moscow, ID 83844-2336

Designing Agricultural Solutions

Learn how to engineer solutions for bioenergy, water and soil quality and much more with an advanced degree in this field. This program gives you the knowledge and skills to address the problems facing the industry today through coursework and hands-on experience in laboratories with the latest software programs, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and image analysis.

Fast Facts

  • Research with partners like NSF - Idaho EPSCoR
  • Research and teaching assistantships
  • Access to state-of-the-art labs, like the biodiesel and biofuel labs
  • Volunteer for the Peace Corps or Engineers without Borders
  • Collaborate with international research partners like Sweden, Mexico, or India
  • Research Engineer/Professor
  • Bioremediation Engineer
  • Regulatory Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Project Engineer


Potential salary is based
upon national averages.
Degree Roadmap Find a wealth of knowledge to help you succeed – from taking care of preliminary items associated with starting your graduate studies at the University of Idaho to finishing your degree – at the College of Graduate Studies.
Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn a degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, we recommend you:
  • have an undergraduate degree in civil, chemical, mechanical, or biological and agricultural engineering
  • have an interest in lab work and research
Scholarships Over 400 scholarships are offered exclusively to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students based on GPA and other qualifications. Learn more.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.
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Hands-on Learning
  • Research and teaching assistantships
  • International collaborations with Sweden, Mexico, and India
  • Peace Corps, Engineers Without Borders
  • Environmental Biotechnology Institute
  • Center for Hazardous Waste Remediation Research
  • American Geophysical Union
  • American Society of Biological and Agricultural Engineers
  • Graduate and Professional Student Association
  • Engineers Without Borders
  • Tau Beta Pi