Earn your M.S. in Food Science as a working professional (open to women and men)

Take the next step in your professional career with a Master of Science (M.S.) in Food Science from Mount Mary University. Designed for working professionals, Mount Mary's coed M.S. in Food Science offers online, blended and on-campus weekend classes so that you can continue working while earning your graduate degree. As a student, you will have access to advanced research tools, including advanced technology and instrumentation, full online access to primary literature, and personal contact with experts currently working in the food industry. If you prefer, you may even conduct the research for your thesis at the site of your current employer.

Get all you need for the next step in your career in food science. Start the journey at Mount Mary.

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Why a Mount Mary Master’s Degree in Food Science?

  • Choose between two degree tracks: a) thesis-based, independent research track or b) non-thesis track with a concentration in business or education
  • The option to complete the master’s degree by obtaining 3 stackable professional development certificates that can stand alone or be completed in stages
  • Flexible schedule during the week to participate in on-line lectures
  • Only one on-campus 3-hour block of time each Saturday to complete laboratory activities and class discussions
  • Knowledgeable instructors who are proven leaders and experts in the food industry
  • Small class sizes that provide a student-centered approach
  • Program is open to all gender identites 

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Mount Mary's M.S. in Food Science was profiled in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in June 2019. Click here to read the coverage.


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