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Agriculture and Life Sciences (Biological and Environmental Engineering) M.P.S. (Ithaca)

Field of Study

Biological and Environmental Engineering

Program Description

The professional degree of Master of Professional Studies (Agriculture) is intended for those who want to further their training for practitioner-type work in agricultural technology and who do not intend to become involved in engineering design and research. 

Contact Information

Phone: 607 255-2173

207B Riley-Robb Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853

Concentrations by Subject

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


2018-2019: $35,736

Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

Fall, March 1; Spring, Oct. 1


Requirements Summary:

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. Applicants are required to submit GRE general test scores (not required for Cornell students).

  • 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; GRE general test (GREs not required for Cornell students)

Learning Outcomes