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The graduate certificate in Food Quality and Safety is designed for nutrition and food science graduate students interested in food microbiology, sanitation, regulations, quality control, and quality assurance. Graduate students will be prepared to meet the demand of careers in food safety and quality. This certificate meets the growing need for regulatory and safety experts in food and supplement industry.

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Courses You'll Take

  • Advanced Food Science
  • Food Laws and Regulations
  • Food Safety and Quality Management
  • Functional Foods for Health

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Career Opportunities

  • Food or Sensory Scientist
  • Research and Development for food companies
  • Food sales and Marketing
  • Quality Assurance or Food Safety Specialist
  • Food Technologist
  • Food Production Manager

Master's Degree

Students are encouraged to obtain a master’s degree while pursuing the certification in Food Quality and Safety if they do not currently have a graduate degree. All courses taken to pursue this certification will count towards the Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Science.