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Master of Science in Food Science

In addition to the program's admission requirements, students are expected to demonstrate competency in the coursework or its equivalent listed below. The graduate committee evaluates each applicant’s transcripts at the time of application. In some cases, courses listed as prerequisites may be taken as co-requisites during the first year of graduate study if deemed appropriate by the graduate admissions committee.

  • General Chemistry - One Year to Include Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry - One or Two Quarters or Semesters to Include Structures and Basic Metabolism
  • Biological Science - Three Courses to Include General Biology, Genetics and Microbiology
  • Mathematics- One Year to Include Calculus
  • Statistics - One Course to Include Hypothesis Testing, Correlation and Regression
  • Physics - Two Terms or One Year (non-calculus based) to Include Mechanics, Optics, Electricity and Magnetism

For information about admission requirements and to apply to the MS in Food Science, please visit the Office of Graduate Admissions

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