University of Idaho

College of Graduate Studies

Biological & Agricultural Engineering



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Agricultural Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

The University of Idaho offers three graduate degrees in Biological and Agricultural Engineering. Each of these programs will allow you to develop methods and tools to improve soil and water conditions. You may also gain skills to design and test new ways to produce biodiesel and other forms of alternative energy from feedstock such as locally grown canola oil or manufacturing waste. Through the use of state-of-the-art software programs, GIS and image analysis, your research will lead you to discover and understand systems for irrigation, runoff, erosion control in watersheds, stream restoration, and the protection and enhancement of natural and agricultural lands. The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering offers two master's degrees, both requiring a minimum of 30 credits, online through Engineering Outreach. The Master of Science (M.S.) degree requires a thesis; the Master of Engineering (M.Engr.) does not.


Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and Engineering Commission of ABET

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30; 78

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 359 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 7162 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 12788 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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