Preparing the next generation of food safety leaders

What does the future of food look like? With rapid changes in food science, farming technology, and government regulation, the work of food safety leaders are more important than ever. At MSU, we're preparing students to tackle the challenges of today and tomorrow.

MASTERS PROGRAM: Fall Semester Application Deadlines has been EXTENDED to

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Top-Rated Courses

Our courses tackle a diverse range of food safety topics, ensuring our graduates have the skills and knowledge to safeguard our food supply.


Years Online

Flexible Online Platform

Our master's program meets the needs of working students. Online courses allow students to work toward their degree at their own pace while working in the field.


Students & Alumni

Excellent Placement Record

Our graduates are working for leading companies within in the food industry, creating a powerful network for future Spartans to pave their own path forward.


MS Degree Couses

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Creating a Food Safety Culture

June 9 - 11, 2020

Join food safety experts on the Michigan State University campus for an innovative discussion on how to Create a Food Safety Culture within your workplace. This is an exceptional opportunity to gain pivotal insight into the food safety industry, and receive invaluable networking connections with industry and regulatory executives from around the world.

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Graduate Certificate in Food Safety

An alternative to the Online MS in Food Safety degree program, we offer a Graduate Certificate in Food Safety. Only twelve credits! Nine of those credits are centered on foodborne pathogens, toxicology, and epidemiology.
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Spartans Will.

Enhance and protect the global food supply by developing food safety leaders and expanding knowledge through innovative and applied educational initiatives.




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