Biosystems Engineering - MS

 The MS (thesis option) in Biosystems Engineering requires a minimum of 30 semester credit hours of graduate course work that includes up to 6 credit hours of thesis research. After completion of research, candidates for the MS thesis option must successfully defend the thesis. The specific requirements for the MS (thesis option) are:

BSEN 7990Research and Thesis6
BSEN 6250Deterministic Modeling for Biosystems3
BSEN 7950Seminar1
Select 6 Credits of Other BSEN Courses (@6000-8999) *6
Select 6 Credits of Other Engineering Courses (@ 6000-8999) *6
Select 3 Credits of Statistics or Other Related Courses (@6000-8999) *3
Select 5 Credits of Other Courses (@ 6000-8999) *5
Total Hours30


The MS (non-thesis option) in Biosystems Engineering is offered to those that desire in-depth knowledge in Biosystems Engineering typically needed for non-academic engineering careers. A minimum of 30 semester credit hours of graduate course work is required for this option.

Biosystems Engineering Non-Thesis (MS)
BSEN 6250Deterministic Modeling for Biosystems3
BSEN 7950Seminar1
Select 9 credits of other BSEN courses (@6000-8999) *9
Select 6 Credits of Other Engineering Courses (@ 6000-8999) *6
Select 3 Credits of Statistics or other related courses (@6000-8999) *3
Select 8 Credits of other Courses (@6000-8999) *8
Total Hours30

The department also offers an accelerated bachelors/masters (ABM) program in Biosystems Engineering. Interested students should contact the department.