Food Science Technology

Applying principles of chemistry, biology and biotechnology to ensure that food products are safe and meet quality standards, this program emphasizes the skills required in the food and beverage manufacturing industry. Coursework includes learning laboratory and manufacturing processes related to careers that develop innovative ways of producing, packaging, preserving and distributing foods.

Career Outlook: Opportunities in food science are expected to grow as new products are developed using biotechnology. Also spurring job growth: the desire to increase the quality and quantity of food production for a growing population.

Added Career Value: Earn the Food Manufacturing and Processing Technician diploma on your way to completing this degree.

Program Name: 
Food Science Technology
Program Number: 
10-623-4
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Associate Degree
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