Spring Semester Application Deadline (EXTENDED)

Application Standards

  • Bachelor's degree, professional degree, or equivalent degree from an accredited and recognized college or university
  • At least six (6) credits of college level biological sciences, three (3) of which are in microbiology (a 300-level course or higher is recommended)
  • Cumulative undergraduate grade point average of no less than a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Two years of work experience in a food-related field 
  • If your first language is not English you must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • This program does not require GRE scores.




Average Time to Graduate


Estimated Admission and Fees for MS Degree

Admissions Deadlines

May 15 (Fall Admission)
EXTENDED September 30 (Spring Admission)