M.P.S. On Campus

Agriculture and Life Sciences (Biological and Environmental Engineering)

12 months
40888 USD/year
40888 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The professional degree of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Biological and Environmental Engineering) from Cornell University, is ideal for career-focused students interested in the thorough study of issues and advancements in the fields of life, social and environmental sciences and and agriculture. 


The Agriculture and Life Sciences (Biological and Environmental Engineering) degree from Cornell University, prepares students for the unique challenges of the 21st-century workplace through in-depth exploration of relevant knowledge and skill set refinement. Each MPS program is characterized by specialized course-based instruction led by our world-class faculty. 

Learning Outcomes

This master’s degree broadens expertise and expands professional versatility to produce the next generation of innovative leaders.

Programme Structure

Concentrations by Subject

  • bioenergy and integrated energy systems
  • bioenvironmental engineering
  • biological engineering
  • bioprocess engineering
  • ecohydrology
  • environmental engineering
  • environmental management
  • food engineering
  • industrial biotechnology
  • nanobiotechnology
  • sustainable systems
  • synthetic biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to the Master of Professional Studies program must have a baccalaureate degree (bachelor's degree) in agricultural technology or a related physical or biological sciences-oriented curriculum.

  • all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL Exam or IELTS Academic Exam for non-native English applicants
  • M.P.S.(Agriculture & Life Sciences) - two recommendations
  • resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40888 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 40888 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    40888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40888 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Ithaca

1128 - 2460 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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