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Food Safety and Defense

Kansas State University

Postgraduate Certificate Online
24 months
Duration
12518 USD/year
6099 USD/year
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About

TheFood Safety and Defense graduate certificate at Kansas State University provides advanced education and training in the food science industry for food scientists and others to advance in the field and explore a diverse range of food science topics. 

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Overview

This Food Safety and Defense program at Kansas State University is offered through AG*IDEA, a national consortium of universities offering programs and courses in agricultural disciplines. 

Career

Graduates of the program can be found working in areas such as:

  • quality assurance
  • food microbiology and safety
  • management and sales
  • product development
  • research and evaluation
  • consumer relations
  • technical services

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Microbiology
  • Principles of HACCP
  • A Multidisciplinary Overview of Food Safety and Security
  • Food Protection and Defense–Essential Concepts
  • Food Toxicants
  • Advanced Food Microbiology & Biotechnology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National Students: Applications are accepted year around

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

To qualify for admission into the food safety and defense graduate certificate program, students must have completed:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Admission into the K-State Graduate School

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12518 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12518 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6099 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6099 USD per year 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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