Dec 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Biological and Agricultural Engineering (Ph.D.)



The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering  (BAE) of Kansas State University (KSU) offers courses of study leading to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in engineering.  Ph.D. students may specialize in (1) environmental engineering, (2) bioprocessing engineering, (3) information and electrical technology, (4) machinery systems, (5) natural resource engineering, and (6) structure and environment.

Degree Requirements


The minimum requirements for a Ph.D. degree are 90 credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree, including a Ph.D. dissertation of at least 30 semester hours based upon major, original research. Students who hold an M.S. degree may request transfer of up to 30 credit hours of that degree toward a Ph.D. degree. Award of a doctorate requires successful completion of the equivalent of at least three full years of full-time study beyond the baccalaureate.