Food Science and Technology

Food Science and Technology involves using science to turn raw ingredients into safe, convenient, and wholesome food products as well as create new food products and develop ways to manufacture, preserve, and package food for the ever-increasing population.

Possible Career Options
Analytical Laboratory Director Canning and Preserving Inspector
Dietician Engineer
FDA Inspector Flavor Chemist
Food Biotechnologist Food Microbiologist
Food Research Scientist Nutrition Counselor/Nutrionist
Plant Manager Processing Operations Supervisor
Product Development Scientist Quality Assurance Supervisor
Classes and Curriculum

Students will take classes in microbiology, chemistry, engineering, fruit and vegetable processing, meat and dairy products, and food safety.  

After Graduation
EMPLOYED** GRAD SCHOOL SEEKING EMPLOYMENT
79.3% 17.3% 3.4%

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

** Average Salary: $47,264

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. 

Questions?
Contact:
Mary Kay Pohlschneider
Lecturer
Department of Food Science and Technology
(614) 292-3867

 

Amy Jo Baughman
Coordinator of Prospective Student Services
(614) 292-2416