University of Georgia

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Food Science


UGA Graduate School, 320 East Clayton Street, Suite 400

Athens, GA 30602

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Food Science, M.S. - Food Science;M.F.T. - Food Technology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program provides graduate training for individuals who desire to assume better positions in the food industry, governmental organizations, or academic institutions. The degrees focus on the application of science and engineering in properly selecting, preparing, processing, preserving, packaging, and distributing foods. Students are challenged with problems involving chemistry, microbiology, and engineering and with applied problems concerned with food production, stability, safety, and quality. The Master in Food Technology degree is designed specifically for working professionals.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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