Become an Agricultural & Biological Systems Engineer

Wisconsin has programs of study for Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering at UW-Madison and UW-River Falls campuses. Each program offers emphasis areas of natural resources and environmental systems, food and process systems, and machinery systems. The UW Madison campus also offers a general option and graduate studies in each area.

  1. Study at one of our UW System campuses.
    1. B.S. Agricultural or Biological Systems Engineering

      Natural Resources and Environmental Systems
      UW - NRES
      UWRF - NRES

      Food and process systems
      UW - FPS
      UWRF - FPS

      Machinery systems
      UW - MSE
      UWRF - MSE

      UW - GEN

    2. B.S. Agricultural Engineering Technology

      UWRF - AET

    3. M.S. or Ph.D. in Biological Systems Engineering at UW

  2. Participate in ASABE as a preprofessional.

    Both UW-Madison and UW-River Falls campuses have active preprofessional clubs. Throughout the year, these students are involved in state and national activities.

    1. Annual International Meeting

    2. Quarter-Scale Tractor Design Competition

    3. ASABE Robotics Competition

    4. Midwest regional rally

    5. Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference

  3. Take the fundamentals of engineering exam (FE).
  4. Participate in the ASABE young professionals' community (YPC).
  5. Gain experience in graduate school or industry.
    1. Stay involved in ASABE through technical meetings, standards committee, and continuing professional development.

  6. Pass the professional engineering exam (PE) and continue to invest in your education and development with ASABE.