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Program Details

Michigan State University offers an International Food Law Certificate program for those who are interested in learning about food law and regulations. Each course within this program lasts anywhere from 12-15 weeks, and discusses the elements involved in food law and food regulation practices in specific areas of the world. The majority of assignments given in this course are written assignments. Students can also expect to complete quizzes, term projects, and final exams.

The overview course, International Food Laws and Regulations, is taught in fourteen different modules. Some of these modules include Food Regulation in Japan, International Food Regulation and Regulatory Agencies, Comparative Law and Critical Analysis, International Food Law and Risk Regulation, and Food Regulation in India. The thirteenth module is dedicated to course review and the final exam, and the final module is for evaluation. Students should expect to complete a module in nine to twelve hours.

Other courses in this program include Food Regulation in the United States, Food Regulation in the European Union, Food Regulation in Latin America, Food Regulation in Canada, Food Regulation in Asia, Codex Alimentarius – The Food Code, Global Risk Regulation: Focus on Food Safety, and Animal Health, World Trade, and Food Safety (OIE). The courses focusing on the Codex Alimentarius and OIE are about organizations that display international standards for food safety, animal health, and animal protection.

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools