The Food Safety and Defense graduate certificate provides advanced education and training in the food science industry for food scientists and others to advance in the field and explore a diverse range of food science topics.
This program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA); regionally accredited schools working in partnership to provide students with online opportunities. Students apply at their school of choice.
The online Food Safety & Defense program is offered through:
Required supplemental documents, including transcripts.
Letters of recommendation
Affidavit of financial support
English language proficiency (if applicable)
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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