The ever-expanding field of food science encompasses a wide range of careers in food-related work, the nation’s largest occupational sector.
The School of Food Science is recognized for excellence in both undergraduate and graduate education for individuals interested in these fields. You can work side by side with faculty who care about your success and academic experience.An undergraduate food science degree prepares students for successful careers with a food industry, research, or manufacturing company in the public, corporate, or government sector. Food science graduates are leaders in food production and processing, quality assurance and control, technical representation in the sale and marketing of foods, food product development, food science research, and regulation and enforcement of food laws. The need for trained food scientists has grown steadily in pace with consumer demands for convenient, safe, and nutritious food and beverages.
Our goal within the school is to equip the student with the skills necessary to make their dream career a reality. Courses deal with the broad range of interests and concerns which center around the processing, manufacture, safety and distribution of food, and the preparation and serving of food.
Students completing degrees in any of the degrees offered in the School of Food Science are highly sought after by employers.