Graduate Overview

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Bioproducts and Biosystems Science, Engineering and Management Graduate Degree Program

The Bioproducts and Biosystems Science, Engineering and Management Graduate Degree Program provides a strong foundation in the basic sciences, engineering, and management.

We offer a Master of Science program, a Ph.D. program, and a minor program.

You will have research opportunities in many areas and can specialize your research in topics such as renewable energy, biomaterials, food safety and security, land and water resources, precision agriculture, and much more.

Research in our department is focused on eight key strategic areas, guided by internationally recognized faculty.


Learn about the requirements you need and how to apply.

Application deadlines:

  • December 15 for the fall semester (primary and recommended application time)
  • August 15 for spring semester

Funding opportunities

There are a variety of funding opportunities available to graduate students, including fellowships and research and teaching assistantships.


See a list of resources to help you with all aspects of your education.

Contact us

Roger Ruan
Director of Graduate Studies
[email protected]

For graduate student application questions, please contact Sue Olsen, 612-625-7733, [email protected].