College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Food Safety and Defense graduate certificate
The Food Safety and Defense graduate certificate program addresses the advanced educational requirements of individuals currently working in the production, manufacturing, and quality monitoring of food products. The program is designed to serve the needs of industries and agencies that protect the food supply.
The 12 credit certificate program may be completed entirely online or by combining residence and distance courses. The courses are term-specific meaning that students will need to begin and complete the course during the offering period (usually a 14-16 week semester or shorter summer session).
Potential career paths for graduates of the program include:
•Food safety analyst
•Quality control specialist
•Food safety engineer
Who Should Consider This Degree?
This certificate is aimed at professionals with a bachelor's degree who are working in a food industry related field and interested in furthering their knowledge of food safety and defense, such as:
•Food industry professionals who want to enhance or add areas of expertise
•Professionals who want to fulfill challenging personal and professional goals
•Full-time professionals who want flexible course schedules and delivery
•Independent, self-motivated individuals with a strong commitment to lifelong learning
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
# of Credits Required: 12
Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999