Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, M.Sc. | North Dakota State University | Fargo, United States
M.Sc. On Campus

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

12 months
780 USD/credit 23400 USD/year
668 USD/credit 20040 USD/year
445 USD/credit 13350 USD/year
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The Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering program at North Dakota State University offers graduate study leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.


Program Description

The Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering program at North Dakota State University emphasizes solving engineering problems for agricultural production, food and biofuels processing, and environmental resources management. Advanced work may involve specialized training in the following areas: irrigation and drainage engineering; agricultural hydrology; soil and water resources management; livestock waste management; air quality, process engineering for food and biofuels, and other bioproducts; agricultural machine systems; precision agriculture; machine vision and intelligent sensors for biological systems; and post-harvest handling and storage of biomass feedstocks and other biological materials.

Student research and academic programs are tailored to individual student needs and interests. Interdisciplinary approaches to agricultural and biosystems engineering programs are fostered.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agricultural hydrology
  • Water resources management
  • Livestock waste management
  • Precision agriculture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic applications must be received at least one month prior to the start of the semester.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in engineering or have taken the equivalent of the basic undergraduate engineering courses
  • Any student receiving an M.S. or Ph.D. degree from the NDSU ABEN department must have taken the following fundamental courses prior to attaining the graduate degree. If the courses (or their equivalent) were not taken prior to matriculating at NDSU, they should be taken in addition to other coursework required for the graduate degree: Introduction to Differential Equations, Engineering Mechanics I and Engineering Mechanics II (these two may be substituted by a calculus-based Physics I class), Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer (may be substituted with Transport Processes, which may also count toward graduate degree) Fluid Mechanics, University Physics II
  • Submit your online application
  • $35 application fee
  • A statement of purpose
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts (statement of marks)
  • Proficiency with the English language

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 668 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 445 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fargo

870 - 1260 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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