Who benefits from this Food Safety program?
- Students: designed for mid-career food safety professionals who want an advanced degree, but are unable to leave their jobs to attend class on a university campus
- Employers: enhances ability to cope with ever-changing food safety, food protection, and public health concerns, while keeping the best and the brightest of their employees
- Community: trains leaders to meet the challenges of today, while planning ahead for the changing food safety needs of tomorrow
What will I take away from this program at Michigan State University?
- obtain an advanced degree from an accredited Big-Ten institution
- effectively manage the broad range of information essential to success
- evaluate new and emerging technologies as they arise
- address new concerns, such as food security, emerging foodborne pathogens, zoonotic disease or biotechnology develop organizational and leadership skills
- be more effective, efficient, and confident in an ever-changing workplace
Why is this degree program for me?
- fully online, asynchronous study
- designed for mid-career/mid-management working professionals
- consists of ten 3-credit courses to equal a 30-credit hour program
- average time to degree = 3 years / maximum allowed = 5 years
- non-thesis professional science master's: Plan-B applied food safety project
Accredited through Michigan State University and the Higher Learning Commission-North Central Association.
- Food Safety and Professional Development
- Evolution and Ecology of Foodborne Pathogens
- Food Safety Toxicology
- Foodborne Disease Epidemiology
- International Food Laws & Regulations
- US Food Laws & Regulations
- Food Safety Research Methods
- Applied Food Safety
- more than 25 elective courses to choose from
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- a bachelor's degree, professional degree, or equivalent degree from an accredited and recognized college or university
- at least six (6) credits of college level biological sciences, three (3) of which are in microbiology (a 300-level course or higher is recommended)
- a cumulative grade point average of no less than a 3.0 on a 4.0 system
- work experience in a food-related field (at least two years is recommended)
Work experience in a food-related field (at least two years is recommended).
International27792 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27792 USD per year during 12 months.
National27792 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27792 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State14144 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14144 USD per year during 12 months.
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