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Bachelor of Science in Food Science

Bachelor of Science in Food Science

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Food Science is the study of the transformation of biological materials into food products acceptable for human consumption. This requires studying diverse scientific disciplines related to food, including chemistry, engineering, microbiology, biochemistry, toxicology, and management; and effectively applying the industrial and practical aspects to product development, food processing, preservation, and marketing. We grow careers Upon completing your Food Science degree, you will have established a broad expertise to be applied in a wide variety of employment opportunities and be prepared to climb the career ladder offered by food industries. You’ll find opportunities like: Product Development Specialist Quality Assurance Manager Microbiology Scientist/Technician Food Safety Manager/Coordinator Food Policy Specialist Food Engineering Specialist Ingredient Formulation Specialist Food Chemistry Scientist Food Inspection Coordinator With employers such as: Kraft Nestle Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kentucky Department of Agriculture Kellogg’s Kroger Tyson Smithfield Foods Unilever What you'll study As a Food Science student, you’ll study everything that happens to food from the time it leaves the farm, field or waters until the consumer buys it. You will use the biological and physical sciences to understand the nature of foods, causes of deterioration and the principles underlying processing and improvement of foods for public consumption.