The Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering applies principles of engineering and biology to solve problems related to food, energy, the environment and health.

Undergraduate Program Graduate Programs Electrical Technology Certificate Program

Since 1906, the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering  has responded to the changing needs of society by integrating and applying principles of engineering and biology in a systems context.

The department offers joint academic programs spanning the College of Engineering and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The MSU biosystems engineering undergraduate program was ranked the #5 biological and agricultural engineering program in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

Focus areas:

  • Food: Food safety and quality
  • Environment: Sustainable ecosystems and resource conservation
  • Energy: Bioenergy and bioproduct solutions
  • Health: Diagnostics, systems models and risk assessment tools to enhance public health

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