Iowa State built the nation’s first agricultural engineering program in the 20th century. Now, in the 21st century, we continue to extend the frontiers of knowledge through a strong graduate program in areas of agricultural and biological systems engineering. Join our internationally-renowned faculty in fundamental and applied research in the following areas:
Program of Study
We offer master of science, master of engineering, and PhD degrees in agricultural and biosystems engineering.
We have several research labs in each of our buildings, including the following:
Get Paid to Learn
Scholarships and fellowships are also available.
To help ensure the success of our graduate students, the agricultural and biosystems engineering graduate program generally does not offer admission unless funding to support your research is available or anticipated.
You are urged to contact faculty members who conduct research in your anticipated area of specialization to discuss the potential for project funding before you submit your application to the Graduate College.
Identify faculty members in agricultural and biosystems engineering with research interests similar to yours.
Once you have identified one or more potential faculty members to contact, send each a brief (1-page maximum) email message with the following summary information: