Studyportals

Food Science

University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
20080 USD/year
20080 USD/year
9342 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Food Science program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has a long history of training Food Science professionals. Graduates have gone on to careers within the food industry, higher education and government.

Overview

Graduate students who wish to major in the Food Science program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst typically have had an undergraduate degree in Food Science or related field such as microbiology, biochemistry, chemistry, chemical engineering, nutrition and others.

Standard Thesis Option

The standard thesis option requires 30 graduate credits, including a  maximum of 10 credits of thesis and a minimum of 20 course credits.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Quality
  • Food Processing
  • Food Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate students who wish to major in Food Science typically have had an undergraduate degree in Food Science or related field such as microbiology, biochemistry, chemistry, chemical engineering, nutrition and others.
  • GRE scores must be submitted as part of the application process. There is no specific minimum GRE score required.
  • The minimum TOEFL score is 80. For the IELTS the minimum score is 6.5.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4671 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 9 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Food Science
-
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!