Certificate in Food Process Engineering


This program provides an introduction to the field of food engineering, with applications of chemical engineering principles to food manufacturing and food safety. Students must complete four courses (12 credit hours) for the certificate. Students who are admitted to FdSN master’s degree programs may apply coursework previously taken in a FdSN certificate program towards the requirements for the master’s degree with 3.0/4.0 GPA. Courses are offered at the Mies Campus or via internet with the exception of FDSN 506.

Required Courses (12)
FDSN 521Food Process Engineering3
FDSN 522Advanced Food Process Engineering3
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6
Food Biotechnology3
Food Microbiology3
Food Microbiology Laboratory3
Food Analysis3
Food Product Development3
Food Law and Regulations3
Fundamentals of Food Science3
HACCP Planning and Implementation3
Principles of Food Packaging3
Total Credit Hours12