Food Safety - M.S.
The Food Safety Master of Science degree program allows graduate students to pursue advanced food safety academic training while simultaneously developing workplace skills that are highly valued by employers. Students within this program examine food safety from a variety of perspectives including regulatory, retail and food processing. Elective courses within the program also provide students with the prerequisite requirements to obtain a variety of professional certifications.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:
- Analyze research to inform decision-making as it relates to operational and procedural food safety decisions.
- Create presentations that address domestic and global food safety concerns.
- Evaluate current and emerging food safety problems, while proposing effective solutions and assessing the proposal’s impact.
- Conduct comparative analysis of various regulatory frameworks across the food system.
- Design a comprehensive food safety plan for an organization.
Master of Science
CreditsPrerequisite Courses *
|LAW2001||The Legal Environment of Business I||3|
|BIO2220||Microbiology for Food Professionals||3|
|FOOD5001||Introduction to Food Safety Systems||3|
|FOOD5100||Foodborne Disease and Pathogen Control||3|
|FOOD6010||Food Safety Capstone||3|
|HSC6110||Epidemiology and Food Safety||3|
|LAW5410||Food Law and Policy||3|
|RSCH5700||Research and Inquiry||3|
|Choose three of the following:||9|
|Regulatory Affairs Processing/ Retail|
|Global Food Safety and Sustainability|
|Food Defense and Adulteration Prevention|
|Produce Food Safety|
Prerequisite courses must be completed prior to or concurrently with core courses.