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About

The Ph.D. in Biological Sciences - Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Specialization at South Dakota State University shares a common core with several other departments.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

 Students who undertake graduate studies in Ph.D. in Biological Sciences - Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Specialization at South Dakota State University normally have as their goal a better understanding of the current theories, principles, issues, and problems in agricultural and biological systems. Graduate studies improve the student’s ability to think critically and creatively, and to synthesize, analyze, and integrate ideas for decision-making and problem solving.

The department offers students an opportunity to undertake research and advanced study biological sciences with in relation to specialization areas such as food and biomaterial processing, physical properties of biological materials, natural resource engineering, structures, indoor environment, waste management and machine design.

Career Opportunities

  • Agricultural and Biosystems engineer
  • Scientist in a national laboratory
  • Researcher in industrial research and development
  • Teacher or researcher at a university

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Independent Study
  • Dissertation
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Research Regulations Compliance

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

*you can also choose 90 credit plan

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application must include the application fee, all post-secondary transcripts, degree certificates, and other materials as required by specific programs before processing of the application will begin. The Graduate School employs a rolling deadline, however, students should check with their program of interest for specific admission deadlines. 
  • Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy degree, 60-credit plan, must have a Master’s degree. This degree must be awarded from an approved, accredited institution. In those cases where applicants do not have a Master’s degree, departmental requirements will apply, either requiring completion of a Master’s degree or permitting an individual to move directly into a doctoral program, 90-credit plan. Domestic, international or non-degree seeking students may submit an application online.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39240 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit
  • National

    39240 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit
  • In-State

    20400 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 340 USD per credit

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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