University of Florida

B.S./M.E. in Biological Engineering
B.S./M.S. in Agricultural Operations Management

The combined degree is a program through which highly qualified students work toward a Master of Engineering or Master of Science degree while obtaining their Bachelor of Science degree.

Complete the 'Combined Degree Program Request' form from the registrar's website.

Qualification for Admission

BE students must meet the following criteria:

  • Status: must be a 4EG.
  • GPA: must have a minimum 3.30
  • Must have completed pre-engineering courses and 20 hours of the Engineering/Biological Engineering Core.
  • Students must satisfy the Graduate School and Department's Graduate Committee Program admission requirements.

 AOM students must meet the following criteria:

  • Students must have completed all course work required in first two years.
  • GPA: must have a minimum 3.30
  • Students must have completed 75 hours in AOM curriculum requirements.
  • Students must satisfy the Graduate School and Department's Graduate Committee Program admission requirements.

Restrictions

Required courses may not be substituted, unless by other ABE or AOM courses (Graduate or Undergraduate) with approval of the Department's BS/ME or BS/MS Committee.

Implementation

A committee consisting of the Graduate Coordinator, ABE Undergraduate Coordinator, and the AOM Undergraduate Coordinator will process all applications. The application process will consist of a current transcript and a completed 4/1 application. The committee will make recommendations to the Graduate Committee. The number of graduate courses allowed to double count is limited to 12 hours. Students must have official GRE scores and a completed on-line application to the UF Graduate School by the start of the semester in which they will earn their BS degree.