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Biological Systems Engineering

115 Agricultural Engineering Building
460 Henry Mall
Madison WI 53706
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Phone: 608-262-3310
Fax: 608-262-1228
Email: bse@wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4
Admitting Degree(s):
MS
PhD

About the Biological Systems Engineering Program

The Biological Systems Engineering department offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees for research in the following major areas of specialization: Biomaterials and Bioenergy, Food and Bioprocess Engineering, Machinery Systems Engineering, Natural Resources and Environmental Engineering, and Structural Systems Engineering. A non-thesis M.S. degree option is also available. Students are encouraged to contact faculty members performing research in the area of the student's interest.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.