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Food Science

University of Idaho

24 months
Duration
29116 USD/year
29116 USD/year
9876 USD/year
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About

The food and beverage industry — the largest manufacturing industry in the United States — relies on food scientists to create new foods, improve food safety and quality, design safer and efficient food processes, and much more. The Food Science program is offered by University of Idaho .

Overview

The food and beverage industry relies on food scientists to create new foods, improve food safety and quality and develop safe and sustainable food processing. Graduate students will conduct innovative and high quality research to solve emerging problems in food science.

In this program, you will gain the advanced technical knowledge and independent research skills to create your own food innovations. 

Much of your experience will take place in food science labs, where you could investigate foodborne pathogens, collect taste-sensory data, and examine the processing and packaging of fruit, vegetable, meat, dairy and cereal products.

 Degree Fit

This Food Science degree at University of Idaho  could be a good fit if you:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in food science, microbiology or chemistry
  • Want to lead research in the lab
  • Are interested in developing new food innovations
  • Are imaginative and creative

Programme Structure

You will delve into: 

  • Microbiology and chemistry of food products
  • Study the science of sensory evaluation
  • Design and conduct experiments that test product quality under various processing conditions, such as high pressure and/or cold temperatures.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

31 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate school applicants must possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree. An official academic record from all post-secondary education institutions attended is required. This may take some time so start this early in your application process.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Scans of Official Transcripts 
  • Area of Emphasis Form 
  • Personal Information Form
  • Writing Sample 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14558 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    29116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14558 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9876 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4938 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Moscow

750 - 1100 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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