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A Master of Arts is for those students who want to continue their studies beyond the undergraduate level. In most cases, completing a bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite for attending graduate school. What is an MA in Food Sciences? This interdisciplinary course of study covers every aspect of food production, from growing and harvesting to preparation and consumption. The main thrust of a M… Read more

A Master of Arts is for those students who want to continue their studies beyond the undergraduate level. In most cases, completing a bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite for attending graduate school.

What is an MA in Food Sciences? This interdisciplinary course of study covers every aspect of food production, from growing and harvesting to preparation and consumption. The main thrust of a Masters in Food Sciences is to improve the quality and availability of food and to meet the challenges of feeding the world’s growing population. You may be required to write a thesis or complete a final project before graduation. As a student in the food sciences, your courses could include chemical engineering, microbiology, biochemistry, statistics and marketing.

By completing a master’s degree, you can enhance your career opportunities. Your unique skills and in-depth knowledge will make you an attractive prospect for companies in need of experts in the food sciences. You may be able to boost your salary potential when you earn an advanced degree.

The disciplines of food sciences vary widely, and each school will have a unique schedule of tuition and fees. Depending on the university you choose to attend, your course of study could take one to three years. Please check individual schools to determine the cost of your program.

When you hold a Masters in Food Sciences, you will have the chance to work in a number of industries. You could become a manager in a company that specializes in manufacturing, research, production or safety. Private companies as well as government agencies and institutions employ professionals in the food sciences. Some food scientists work as nutritionists, statistical analysts, agricultural innovators or consultants in sustainable growing methods.

Earning a Masters in Food Sciences can lead you to an exciting future and career in this developing field. Don’t delay in finding the school that’s right for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
Almaty , Kazakhstan

The Master’s program in Food Biotechnology combines a Master’s program at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan, and Master’s program at ISA Lille, France. It c ... +

The Master’s program in Food Biotechnology combines a Master’s program at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan, and Master’s program at ISA Lille, France. It creates opportunities to gain more international knowledge and experience in food science, bioprocesses, and technologies of food manufacture. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York , USA

Interdisciplinary in nature and situated at the forefront of food scholarship, this master of arts degree emphasizes the international, national, and local food systems. You'l ... +

Interdisciplinary in nature and situated at the forefront of food scholarship, this master of arts degree emphasizes the international, national, and local food systems. You'll develop an understanding of the ethical, economic, and environmental factors of food production, distribution, and consumption, and prepare for a career in policy, advocacy, media, nutrition, education, or entrepreneurship. This program also emphasizes the social, cultural, economic, and psychological factors that have influenced food production and consumption. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Sep 2021
01 Feb 2021
Campus
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón , Costa Rica

Sustainable food production and consumption are central to environmental sustainability, human health, and climate change adaptation. Sustainable food systems specialization s ... +

Sustainable food production and consumption are central to environmental sustainability, human health, and climate change adaptation. Sustainable food systems specialization students will acquire the skills and knowledge linked to sustainable agriculture and food security both in theory as well as through visits to local communities and work on the UPEACE organic farm. -
MA
Full-time
English
Aug 2021
30 Apr 2021
Campus
 

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