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

Primarily summer and fall terms. Please contact the program for information on applying to winter and spring terms.

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

30 days prior to the start of the term. FST’s primarily admits for the fall term.

Funding Deadline

To maximize the opportunity for all prestigious fellowships and scholarships, please apply by Jan. 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)