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Welcome to the Field of Biological and Environmental Engineering, which is managed by the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University.

From our beginnings as one of the first departments of agricultural engineering in the country, and through our transition to a premier biological and environmental engineering department, our tradition of excellence has centered on training graduate students for leadership in the field. As a graduate student in our Department, you will be part of this extraordinary legacy.

We invite you to explore our program concentrations or browse our faculty profiles to see where you would fit into our team.  

The Field of Biological and Environmental Engineering offers programs for the following degrees:

  • Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)
  • Master of Professional Studies in Agriculture and Life Sciences (M.P.S.)
  • Master of Science (M.S.) 
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)