What will I learn?

The Biological and Agricultural Engineering Technology program is about hands-on technologies applied to developing, integrating, implementing, and problem-solving agricultural and environmental situations. Students are exposed to new and traditional agricultural machinery, tools, and computer programs needed to solve today’s agricultural and environmental problems. Students will work in the department machinery lab, computer labs, and research machine shop areas solving problems posed by our faculty. They will also travel to field sites throughout North Carolina and work in real-world situations gathering data and testing equipment. Precision farming is a necessity. Today all the ramifications of a high-tech society us to apply new technologies with speed and accuracy. Agriculture is feeding an ever growing world population with better quality food. The means to produce, ship and protect this food supply demands technology and people who can employ these technologies successfully.

Courses include:

Water Management, Elementary Surveying, Agricultural Machinery and Power Units, Processing Agricultural Products, Agricultural Electrification Circuits and Controls, Agricultural and Environmental Safety and Health, Animal Facilities and Environmental Management, Systems Approach to Agricultural and Environmental Issues

Skills You Could Develop

Problem solving
Production processes

Career Titles

Agricultural Research Technician
Environmental Monitor
Various Agricultural Careers

Which department am I in?

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$30,045.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022


College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

NC State University Campus,


North Carolina,

27695, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Freshman applicants must submit an official high school transcript (academic record)

IELTS Academic: 6.5 or higher (minimum of 6.5 in each sub score)

TOEFL IBT: 85 or higher (minimum of 18 in each sub score)

PTE Academic: 62 or higher (minimum of 53 in each sub score)

English Composition I and II from an accredited U.S. College or University: Grade of C or higher

Application Deadlines:

Fall Entry: January 15

Spring Entry: October 1

*We have extended our application deadline to October 15

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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