Graduate Student Learning Outcomes

Graduate students learn to conduct innovative and high-quality research to solve emerging problems in food science by:

  • Demonstrating a fundamental understanding of food science knowledge and principles
  • Applying scientific knowledge to assess and solve food since problems
  • Exhibiting communication skills to convey technical information and defend scientific findings
  • Designing and conducting research experiments and analyzing research findings

Graduate students gain professional and leadership skills for professional positions in food and allied industries, government, or academia by:

  • Presenting research to local, regional, and national audiences through publications and presentations
  • Participating in professional organizations and related activities
  • Obtaining successful placement in relevant industry, government, or academia positions