Biological and Agricultural Engineering Careers

Biological and Agricultural Engineering Careers Rich McLaughlin and the erosion control simulator off Lake Wheeler Road. Water flows downhill and into retention ponds to simulate storm water run-off. Photo by Roger Winstead

Rich McLaughlin and the erosion control simulator off Lake Wheeler Road. Water flows downhill and into retention ponds to simulate storm water run-off. Photo by Roger Winstead.

 

Our Online Masters Of Biological and Agricultural Engineering is primarily focused on the design and restoration of sustainable ecosystems to protect our environment and natural resources. Graduates can expect to find Biological and Agricultural Engineering careers across many different industries working on solutions to problems in a variety of areas.


Biological and Agricultural Engineering Careers

  • Drainage, Irrigation Systems and Water Control Structures
  • Instrumentation and Control Systems
  • Stormwater Management Systems
  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Hydrologic Phenomena: Measuring and Monitoring
  • Water Resources Protection
  • Wetland Construction and Restoration
  • Agricultural Waste Management Operations
  • Water Treatment Systems

Typical Employers

  • U.S. and State Departments of Agriculture
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Natural Resource Conservation Service
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • State Departments of Transportation
  • State environmental and conservation agencies
  • Local public works departments

Industries

  • Environmental design and consulting
  • Hydroelectric power
  • Water treatment
  • Architecture firms
  • Builders / developers
  • Forest products
  • Local and regional utility districts

Possible Job Titles

  • Consulting Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Ecological Engineer
  • Irrigation Engineer
  • Stormwater Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • International Development Specialist
  • Engineering Consultant
  • Water Resources Engineer

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