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Food Science

Delaware State University

24 months
Duration
948 USD/credit 14220 USD/year
948 USD/credit 14220 USD/year
430 USD/credit 6450 USD/year
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About

The Food Science program of Delaware State University prepares graduates with a BS degree in Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, or Food and Nutritional Sciences for an excellent career in the high-tech food industry.

Overview

Areas of Study

The Food Science program of Delaware State University is a multi-disciplinary program that integrates knowledge in Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry, Nutrition and Engineering into the study and production of nutritious and safe food.

This program will provide students a unique opportunity to work with USDA-ARS scientists and have access to the state-of-the-art equipment at the DSU main campus and USDA/ARS/ERRC, Wyndmoor, PA. for their thesis work.

The Food Science Master candidates will perform their research projects and thesis defenses under the advisement of expert faculty in the Department of Human Ecology. USDA-ARS scientists are also willing to serve as co-advisors on students’ research.

The food industry and related private agencies for food safety are the largest and fastest-growing private-sector employers in the United States. Career opportunities in Food Science include: Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutics, Nutrition Labeling and Packaging, Food Analysis/Control, Sensory evaluation, Food processing and engineering, Food marketing, Sales and distribution.

Students entering the program must choose one of two concentrations: 1) Food Microbiology or 2) Food Chemistry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Functional Properties of Carbohydrate, Protein, Lipids & Enzymes in Food
  • Food Microbiology
  • Molecular & Biotechnology Application in Food Science
  • Experimental Design & Data Analysis
  • Food Chemistry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application and a non-refundable $50 application fee.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50
  • Letters of recommendation
  • For all graduate programs, official scores on the GRE, GMAT, MAT
  • Foreign applicants must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).  In lieu of the TOEFL or IELTS exams, students can enroll in Delaware State University’s English Language Institute (ELI).
  • International applicants must provide WES or ECE evaluated transcripts 60 days prior to enrollment noting completion of the baccalaureate degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 948 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 948 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 430 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Dover

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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