12 months
6369 USD/year
6369 USD/year
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The Agriculture - Food Science and Management offered by Washington State University combines WSU’s world-renowned food-science graduate program with courses in organizational management. 

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The Agriculture - Food Science and Management offered by Washington State University   is designed to provide students with a foundational understanding of food science through courses in the food science core, as well as executive management skills gained through courses in the management core. 

The combination means that you will be uniquely qualified to meet the increasing demand for managers who understand both research and economics. 

Career Opportunities:

  • Food Research and Development Scientist
  • Research Scientist
  • Food Chemist
  • Food Product Development Manager
  • Corporate Quality Assurance Manager
  • Food Safety Microbiologist
  • Food Innovation and Quality Product Manager
  • Technical Services Manager
  • Flavor Chemist
  • Sensory Scientist
  • Regulatory Affairs Manager
  • Manufacturing Quality Manager

Programme Structure

All graduates will be able to:

Graduate students learn to conduct innovative and high quality research to solve emerging problems in food science by:

  • Demonstrating a fundamental understanding of food science knowledge and principles.
    • Applying scientific knowledge to assess and solve food science problems.
    • Exhibiting communication skills to convey technical information and defend scientific findings.
    • Designing and conducting research experiments and analyzing research findings.

    Graduate students gain professional and leadership skills for professional positions in food and allied industries, government, or academia by:

    • Presenting research to local, regional, and national audiences through publications and presentations.
    • Participating in professional organizations and related activities.
    • Obtaining successful placement in relevant industry, government, or academia positions.

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    More details

    Priority deadline:

    • Fall June 1
    • Spring October 1
    • Summer March 1


    30 SCH


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    3 (recommended)

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the WSU Graduate School. These requirements include a bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or better GPA. No GRE is required. 
    • Admission requirements include a background in an area of food science, agriculture, or related field; or documented evidence of coursework or work experience in these areas. Without this relevant background, students may be required to complete 6 to 9 semester credits of prerequisite courses at the beginning of their degree program, and these courses may or may not be counted toward the degree program requirements.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      6369 USD/year
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      Based on the tuition of 6369 USD per year during 12 months.
    • National

      6369 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 6369 USD per year during 12 months.

    The tuition fee may vary depending on the location of your study program.

    Living costs for Pullman

    904 - 1507 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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