As of Fall 2016, there will be another Food Science degree option available at WSU called Fermentation Science.
This fermentation science major is for students interested in yeasts, bacteria and molds, the science behind fermented beverages and foods, and industrial-scale applications of fermentation. View the 4-year degree plan if you are interested!
…or at UI choose the new degree option of Food Science: Dairy Foods Management!
Discover a wide range of careers
The ever-expanding field of food science encompasses a wide range of careers in food-related work, the nation’s largest occupational sector. Food scientists are vintners, cheese makers, food safety experts, and product developers. These are just a few of the career options available with a degree from the School of Food Science. more
Students graduating from the School of Food Science are in high demand in every aspect of the food and wine industry. Graduates have their pick of jobs in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
The School has a rich tradition of hands-on learning; students work side by side with faculty in every aspect of the discipline. Their degree comes from their home university; their knowledge base comes from faculty on both sides of the Washington-Idaho border.
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) at the University of Idaho offers more than 30 science-based majors.
The College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences (CAHNRS) at Washington State University is an expansive and diverse college that includes 15 academic departments and five research and extension centers distributed across Washington State.