Topics of Study
In this program, you will learn how to apply mathematical and scientific principles to solve problems related to producing, processing, and storing agricultural products efficiently. You will design, develop and evaluate systems, equipment and facilities for this purpose, and learn how to develop better agricultural biological systems. Engineers who increase agricultural productivity and food safety will study the environment and natural resources and analyze machinery, biological materials, irrigation systems, erosion control, and livestock facilities.
- A bachelor's degree is sufficient for entry-level engineering jobs.
- An advanced degree may qualify to teach in higher education, work as consultants, or hold administrative management positions in large corporations or in the government.
- Jobs in this area include biochemists, biologists, ecologists, farmers, geneticists, and environmental scientists, among others.