Master of Science in Food Science
Kansas State University

Program Details

The online MS in Food Science degree program from Kansas State University provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to design, process, and market safe, wholesome, and attractive food products for consumption throughout the world. The curriculum emphasizes:

  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Safety
  • Sensory Analysis
  • Food Processing
  • Food Engineering


Students must travel to campus for an oral examination.

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3.0 GPA in the final two years or approximately the last 60 credit hours
  • Completion of prerequisite courses in statistics, biochemistry, organic chemistry, general calculus, physics, microbiology, and botany, zoology, or biology
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • Statement of objectives
  • Names and emails of three professional and/or academic references
  • Unofficial transcripts from each institution attended

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission