The Department of Food Science and Technology offers graduate programs leading toward the Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. A variety of research specializations are available covering the chemical, physical, microbiological, and sensory properties of foods.

Areas of thesis research

Research disciplines

Special research topics

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Any Term
Required Tests
  • None

English Language Requirements ?

English language requirements for international applicants to this program are the same as the standard Graduate School requirements.

Additional Requirements

Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please, before applying to this program, always contact the program office to confirm application requirements.

Application Process

Please review the graduate school application process and Apply Online.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline and Funding Deadline for all Students

Applications are accepted throughout the academic year. However, FST’s major intake of graduate students is in fall. To maximize the opportunity for acceptance, and for all prestigious fellowships and scholarships, apply by January 15.

Concentrations ?

This program has concentrations or tracks not represented here. Please visit the  Food Science And Technology Website program website to learn more.

MAIS Participation

This program is not offered as a MAIS field of study.

AMP Participation ?

This program does not participate in the Accelerated Master's Platform (AMP)