The Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering offers a degree program leading to the Master of Science.
Areas of strength in the department include
- development of novel treatments for cardiovascular disease
- computational modeling of tissue mechanical behavior
- new strategies for regeneration of cartilage and bone
Graduate training emphasizes preparation for careers in teaching and research in both academic and industry settings.
The Master of Science program typically requires two years of course work, a research thesis, and an oral comprehensive examination and defense of the thesis. Thesis research for the Master's degree emphasizes basic research skills, experimental design, data collection and analysis, and technical writing.