Master of Science in Food Safety
Michigan State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Food Safety program is designed for students who wish to further their examination of food safety through this multidisciplinary program and is especially for students currently working in production, marketing, regulatory affairs, research, management, or finance.  The curriculum consists of four core classes and three electives, including the Food Safety Toxicology, Food Safety Research Methods, Food Safety Introduction and Professional Management, and Applied Project in Food Safety courses.  Graduates will have learned to evaluate new technologies, address food safety concerns, and will have developed efficient organizational and leadership skills relevant to their chosen field.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA-COE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Michigan State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Michigan State University is accredited by: The Broad College of Business at MSU has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1953. AACSB International Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Applicants should possess work experience in a food-related field (at least two years is recommended).