North Dakota State University

The Graduate School

Food Safety


1340 Administration Ave

Fargo, ND 58102

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Food Safety

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Individuals earning a Ph.D. degree through the Great Plains Institute of Food Safety (GPIFS) will be educated as independent researchers, expanding their potential to become principal investigators of food safety research in such areas as business, academia, and government. The M.S. degree will prepare students for supervisory roles in the food industry, with regulatory agencies, or in healthcare. The GPIFS is composed of faculty from the Colleges of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; and Human Development and Education.


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International Student Requirements:

TOEFL ibT 71 or IELTS 6; international applications due May 1 for fall semester and August 1 for spring semester

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $352.87 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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