Industrial and Agricultural Technology


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Doctoral Degrees Offered: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Master Degrees Offered: Master of Science (M.S.)

Online Degrees: None

Learning Goals that students in this program are expected to meet include:

  1. Solve problems and think critically about their focus area
  2. Analyze and interpret data
  3. Communicate effectively
  4. An ability to design and conduct independent research that informs decision making (PhD students)
  5. A deep and robust understanding of the relevant literature and problems related to their research (PhD students)

Doctoral Degree Outcomes

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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Contact: Kris Bell
Phone: 515-294-1033
E-mail Address:


ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: International Applicants should apply for priority consideration by February 2 for fall semester, and July 1 for spring semester. International applicants will be asked to delay their admission to the following spring or fall semester in the following instances: Application for fall semester received after April 1; Application for spring semester received after August 1. Domestic Applicants are encouraged to follow the same application deadlines above to have full consideration for assistantships.

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Program Requires GMAT : No

Statement of Purpose (Indicate field of interest, proposed research area, how this degree will help meet your long-term goals, and how you are prepared to be successful in this area of research)

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 550
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 79
PTE 53
Duolingo 105

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application

Mailing Address if needed:

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Graduate Program
1350F Elings Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-3080