Food Science and Technology

Graduate students in a laboratory classroom

Our Values

We value the contributions of each person and strive to make each interaction matter. We are committed to engaging in practices that demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusive excellence.

Mission Statement

  • To provide high-quality education and training to individuals preparing for careers in food science and technology in the food industry, academia, or government.
  • To conduct basic and applied research in food science and technology for the ultimate benefit of the food industry and consumers.
  • To provide assistance to the food industry through extension programs of the Department.