Certificate in Food Safety and Technology

The certificate program provides students with post baccalaureate knowledge of food safety and technology and its applications in the food industry, and in federal and state public health agencies.

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This program requires 12 credit hours for completion. 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.

Select a minimum of four courses from the following:12
Advanced Nutritional Biochemistry 3
Food Biotechnology3
Food Microbiology3
Food Microbiology Laboratory3
Food Analysis3
Food Product Development3
Food Process Engineering3
Fundamentals of Food Science3
HACCP Planning and Implementation3
Principles of Food Packaging3
Total Credit Hours12