The Graduate Food Safety Certificate is perfect 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. A grade of 3.0 or higher is required in all coursework.

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 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 (odd)
VM 825 Quantifying Food Risk 3 Spring (odd)
VM 827 FSMA/HACCP 3 Spring (even)
VM 834 Current Issues in Food Safety 1-9 Fall, Spring, Summer
VM 840 Anti-Counterfeit Strategy & Product Protection 3 Summer (odd)

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