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20 Master of Science Programs in Food Safety

Feeding the world and doing it safely is a growing concern, and those students who want to pursue a Master of Science (MSc) in Food Safety are on the forefront of a growing industry. A degree in this field places graduates in a prime position for success, as the food safety expertise gap continues to grow. With an ever-increasing need for experts in this area, governments and businesses across the… Read more

Feeding the world and doing it safely is a growing concern, and those students who want to pursue a Master of Science (MSc) in Food Safety are on the forefront of a growing industry. A degree in this field places graduates in a prime position for success, as the food safety expertise gap continues to grow. With an ever-increasing need for experts in this area, governments and businesses across the globe are on the lookout for professionals to keep people safe from food-borne illnesses.

What is an MSc in Food Safety? This continuing education degree advances individuals’ food safety knowledge in order to provide optimal services in supervisory positions. Food safety courses include studies in proper packaging, toxicology, and epidemiology.

A program to earn an MSc in Food Safety helps students progress in their careers in an area that is of interest to them. Food safety requirements continue to change and develop, and these programs give graduates the ability to learn and grow as valuable employees who are able to meet today’s unique challenges.

Food safety programs have varying costs at institutions around the world. Anyone who is interested in earning their Master of Science should get in touch with those institutions they are interested in for in depth information about the specific costs of their programs.

After earning a master, graduates can expect to work in a wide variety of industries. The food industry is in need of educated food safety experts who can tackle the big issues that are dealt with every day. Governments and public health institutions are on the lookout for individuals qualified to provide regulation in food security, food-borne pathogens, and other global health concerns.

Online classes are available on an international level for the program. Those without access to institutions can benefit from online instruction from the comfort of their own home. 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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University of Turku
Turku, Finland

The Master's Degree Programme in Food Development provides you with competence for meeting the challenges in research and development in the food industry and academia.

The Master's Degree Programme in Food Development provides you with competence for meeting the challenges in research and development in the food industry and academia. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
19 Jan 2022
Campus
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Master of Science in Food Safety Regulation is designed to provide students with an understanding of the legal and regulatory complexities of food production, labeling, an ... +

The Master of Science in Food Safety Regulation is designed to provide students with an understanding of the legal and regulatory complexities of food production, labeling, and distribution. The program will provide students with the knowledge required for companies and organizations that grow, process, distribute, or sell foods and beverages while complying with federal and state regulatory statutes for the production, distribution, and commercialization of food products. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Online
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

The MSc in Advanced Food Safety is tailored towards students who aim to, or currently work within the agri-food industry and related sectors, offering a unique qualification i ... +

The MSc in Advanced Food Safety is tailored towards students who aim to, or currently work within the agri-food industry and related sectors, offering a unique qualification in the fields of food safety and security. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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University of Bayreuth
Bayreuth, Germany

Food is fundamentally different from other goods: It consists of (parts of) organisms that were alive or still are. In addition to the higher complexity of its composition and ... +

Food is fundamentally different from other goods: It consists of (parts of) organisms that were alive or still are. In addition to the higher complexity of its composition and the variation in its starting materials, this results in a greater risk of variability during production, transport, and storage. How do we supply as many people as possible in the most sustainable ways with high-quality, healthy food? You will deal with this and similar questions in the master’s programme "Food Quality and Safety". -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Nov 2021
Campus
 
Kaunas University of Technology
Kaunas, Lithuania

KTU master’s in Food Science and Safety are the only postgraduate studies in The Baltic States that have been awarded the international EQAS-Food Label quality label. These st ... +

KTU master’s in Food Science and Safety are the only postgraduate studies in The Baltic States that have been awarded the international EQAS-Food Label quality label. These studies will set you on a highway leading to the exciting places in a European job market. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English, Lithuanian
01 Sep 2021
31 Jul 2021
Campus
 
Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources
Prague, Czech Republic

The MSc course is intended to provide students with a detailed understanding of the sustainability of agriculture and food production. The students will be able to determine k ... +

The MSc course is intended to provide students with a detailed understanding of the sustainability of agriculture and food production. The students will be able to determine key characteristics and processes in agricultural systems, and critically evaluate the production, environmental, and social aspects. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
University of Parma
Parma, Italy

The Master's in Management of Food Systems of Quality and Gastronomy (Food Quality) is part of a process of enhancement of the Italian agri-food industry that recognizes Parma ... +

The Master's in Management of Food Systems of Quality and Gastronomy (Food Quality) is part of a process of enhancement of the Italian agri-food industry that recognizes Parma as one of the most important industrial clusters in Italy, known as the “Italian Food valley”. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Italian
Sep 2021
30 Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

Through this course, you’ll explore 21st-century food manufacturing and develop your understanding of how the biochemical properties of food components influence how foods tas ... +

Through this course, you’ll explore 21st-century food manufacturing and develop your understanding of how the biochemical properties of food components influence how foods taste and feel, and how they impact nutrition and health. You’ll explore sensory evaluation, food law and how global trends in trade, regulation and policy influence the sustainability and wider impact of the food chain. You’ll also consider topics such as modern production and analytical technologies, functional foods and labelling legislation, and how to ensure that foods are nutritious and safe to eat. Technical skills are vital to the food industry and they’re an important part of this course. In our dedicated food technology and biochemistry laboratories, you’ll have practical sessions in areas of food production, evaluating the sensory properties of foods, microbiological quality, and the chemical and physical analysis of foods. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
Online
 
University of Birmingham - College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Our Food Safety, Hygiene and Management Masters provides advanced academic training in food safety and food control. You will consider the relationship between food and public ... +

Our Food Safety, Hygiene and Management Masters provides advanced academic training in food safety and food control. You will consider the relationship between food and public health, and examine the scientific, technical, managerial, political and legislative factors that influence food safety. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
31 Jul 2021
Campus
 
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

This is an online learning programme aimed at students with relevant agricultural and food-related background keen to acquire in-depth knowledge of food safety. The MSc is spe ... +

This is an online learning programme aimed at students with relevant agricultural and food-related background keen to acquire in-depth knowledge of food safety. The MSc is specifically designed to provide a truly holistic food safety approach to the food chain that incorporates to the pre and post-harvest stages of food production, crop safety, animal welfare and economics of the supply chain. This programme would be suitable for those with an undergraduate degree in agricultural sciences, biological science, food systems, veterinary medicine and human medicine, as well as professionals from agriculture, rural industries, the food industry, government officials, international organizations, researchers in food safety and the third sector. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Online
 
University Of Debrecen
Debrecen, Hungary

The MSc in Food Safety and Quality is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research.

The MSc in Food Safety and Quality is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

The MSc in Advanced Food Safety is tailored towards students who are seeking to develop a career within the agri-food industry and related sectors and offers the opportunity t ... +

The MSc in Advanced Food Safety is tailored towards students who are seeking to develop a career within the agri-food industry and related sectors and offers the opportunity to obtain a unique internationally recognised qualification from a global leader in the fields of food safety and food security. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
30 Jun 2021
Campus
 
Royal Agricultural University
Cirencester, United Kingdom

This course combines the principles of sustainable development with an examination of the various systems of food production in the context of providing a secure supply to mee ... +

This course combines the principles of sustainable development with an examination of the various systems of food production in the context of providing a secure supply to meet the ever-changing requirements of a growing world population. It provides an opportunity for graduates or professionals in other disciplines to direct their careers towards agriculture and food supply. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

This online programme aims to develop food manufacturing industry staff, particularly those working in technical quality assurance and NPD, with specific reference and applica ... +

This online programme aims to develop food manufacturing industry staff, particularly those working in technical quality assurance and NPD, with specific reference and application to their own practice. -
MSc
Part-time
5 years
English
Online
 
University of Hawai'i at Manoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Honolulu, USA

Interest in nutrition, food, and food relationship to human health and fitness has never been greater than today. The Department of Human Nutrition, Food, and Animal Sciences ... +

Interest in nutrition, food, and food relationship to human health and fitness has never been greater than today. The Department of Human Nutrition, Food, and Animal Sciences offers an MS degree in food science. The concentration areas include food safety and quality, food processing and engineering, food chemistry and biochemistry, food microbiology, food science education, and special area. -
MSc
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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