M.Sc. On Campus

Food Science

Auburn University

12 months
31986 USD/year
31986 USD/year
11826 USD/year
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Food Science graduate degrees at Auburn University, although technically offered as an option affiliated with poultry science, are managed by the Food Science Program. 

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About this Degree

Students pursuing graduate studies in Food Science at Auburn University can earn Master of Agriculture, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. These degrees are designed to prepare outstanding students for careers in the food industry, government, and academia. Research training and experience can be acquired in the specialized areas of food safety/microbiology, food quality, food chemistry, sensory evaluation, or processing and product technology.

Applicants apply through the ApplyYourself online platform and must indicate their desire to pursue graduate studies in Food Science. All applications are reviewed by the Food Science Graduate Committee.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Food Chemistry
  • Advanced Principles of Food Safety
  • Experimental Statistics I
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Nonthesis Research
  • Research And Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International applicants should submit all materials at least 90 days before the first day of class and domestic students at least 45 days.


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Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • The applicant must submit standardized examination scores (GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, and/or IELTS) if required for application to the degree program.
  • The successful applicant normally will meet one of the following: a) a GPA of at least 2.75 on all undergraduate course work at an accredited United States institution in fulfillment of the requirements for a baccalaureate degree; b) a GPA of at least 3.0 on all graduate course work at an accredited United States institution in fulfillment of the requirements for a graduate degree; or c) an acceptable GRE or GMAT score as determined by the program to which the applicant applies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15993 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    31986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15993 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11826 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5913 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Auburn

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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