Continuing Education

Food Safety Certificate

We offer a Certificate in Food Safety for students who are not degree seeking. Successful completion of the three core courses (VM 811, VM 812 and VM 831) plus three credits of an OFS elective is required. These courses are available to graduate students or to Lifelong Education students.

core courses
Course Code Course Name Credits Semester
VM 811 Evolution and Ecology of Foodborne Pathogens 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
VM 812 Food Safety Toxicology 3 Fall, Spring
VM 831 Foodborne Disease Epidemiology 3 Fall, Summer
elective courses
Course Code Course Name Credits Semester
VM 814 Packaging for Food Safety 3 Summer
VM 821 Food Protection & Defense 3 Fall
VM 824 Global Food Safety 3 Fall
VM 825 Quantifying Food Risk 3 Spring
VM 827 FSMA/HACCP 3 Spring
VM 834 Current Issues in Food Safety 1-9 Fall, Spring, Summer
VM 840 Anti-Counterfeit Strategy & Product Protection 3 Summer

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