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Academic Programs

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Food Business Management

fst logoFood Business Management gives students hands-on experience in creating and analyzing food as well as a foundation in the economics and business operations of food processing. Students completing this program earn the degree Bachelor of Science in Agriculture.  


Possible Career Options

Communications Director Consumer Affairs Specialist
FDA/USDA Inspector Food Broker
HACCP Manager Ingredient Sales Manager
Market Researcher Marketing Director
Plant Manager Process Operations Manager
Product Development Scientist Quality Assurance Supervisor


Classes and Curriculum

Students will take courses in food production, development, and commercialization as well as marketing, economics, and technology. 

Curriculum Requirements

Enrolled Summer 2018 - Summer 2019 (pdf)

Enrolled Autumn 2019 - Summer 2022 (pdf)

Enrolled Autumn 2022 - Summer 2023 (pdf)

Enrolled Autumn 2023 and thereafter (pdf)



After Graduation

88.9% 0% $51,013

* Numbers are based on responses from graduates at six months post-graduation date.



Getting Involved

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Food Science Club

The Food Science Club acquaints students with the scope of Food Science and Technology by encouraging leadership, professional development, and developing working relationships between students and faculty. 




Mary Kay Pohlschneider
Department of Food Science and Technology
(614) 292-3867