The Food Safety and Defense online graduate certificate program is an inter-institutional certificate program being offered as part of the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA / AGIDEA), in cooperation with Iowa State University, Kansas State University, and the University of Missouri.
This online certificate offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln can complement a graduate degree program or allow food industry professionals to advance their career while working full-time to pursue in-depth specialized training. Potential career paths include:
- Food Safety Engineer
- HACCP Consultant
- Plant Manager
- Quality Control Specialist
- A Multidisciplinary Overview of Food Safety and Security
- Food Microbiology (Univ of Nebraska)
- Principles of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System
- Food-borne Toxicants
- Microbiology of Fermented Foods
- Food Laws, Regulations, and the Regulatory Process
- 12 months
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- Transcripts and/or mark sheets showing the grades earned in each course
- A diploma or certificate of graduation. (Not required if the transcript includes the name of the degree and the date it was conferred.)
- The Diploma Supplement, if the degree is Bologna-compliant
International960 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 960 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National960 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 960 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
In-State332 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 332 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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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