Graduate Program Overview
Master of Science & Ph.D. Programs
The primary mission of the graduate program is to provide graduate training for individuals who have acquired a B.S. degree in Food Science or in a related fundamental science and who desire to assume better positions in the food industry, governmental organizations, or academic institutions. The graduate program focuses on the application of science and engineering in properly selecting, preparing, processing, preserving, packaging, distributing, and consuming foods. Graduate students are challenged with problems involving chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences as well as more applied problems concerned with food production, stability, safety, and quality. M.S. & Ph.D. Programs
Master in Food Technology
Potential students for this program are working professionals who will pursue a Master of Food Technology degree, may or may not have formal education in food science and their degrees may have been granted from chemistry, biology, microbiology, nutrition, dietetics, chemical engineering, environmental sciences or other science related fields.
Why choose Food Science at the University of Georgia?
Hear from our students why they chose our program and the University of Georgia.
Food Science and Technology Graduate Students: Why I came to Georgia