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Food Science and Technology

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

48 months
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830 USD/credit 24900 USD/year
830 USD/credit 24900 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
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At University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Food Science and Technology students find career opportunities with food processing firms, government agencies, and educational institutions.

Overview

Types of positions available to food science and technology graduates include new product development, quality assurance, food plant management, food research, food marketing and sales, and education. This bachelor degree in Food Science and Technology is available at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

The curriculum includes a balance of courses in food science, biological sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, and social sciences and humanities. Food science courses include food engineering, food analysis, food chemistry, food microbiology, nutrition, quality assurance, and commodity processing courses. Students are encouraged to participate in an internship program that provides summer employment in the food industry.

The major curriculum includes a balance of courses in food science, biological sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, social sciences and humanities. Food science courses include food processing, food engineering, food analysis, food chemistry, food microbiology, nutrition, quality assurance, and commodity processing courses. 

Career Opportunities

  • Food Science and Technology majors find career opportunities with food processing firms, government agencies and educational institutions. 
  • Types of positions available to food science and technology graduates include product development, quality assurance, food plant management, food research, food marketing and sales, education and extension. 
  • Food Science and Technology graduates can also pursue careers in medicine, pharmacy, and other health-related careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Introductory Food Science
  • Introduction to the Companion Animal Food Industry
  • The Science of Food
  • Science of Food Lab
  • Practical Applications in Food Science
  • Food Composition and Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: You will self-report your academic record. Use an unofficial transcript to fill in your information
  • ACT/SAT
  • After you've taken the ACT or SAT, request the testing institution to send us your official scores. Our codes are: ACT: 2482 and SAT: 6877
  • Application Fee: There is a $45 application fee payable with a credit card or a check. Make the check out to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and put the applicant's name on the memo line
  • Scholarship Statement: To be considered for leadership and diversity scholarships, you must write a 500-word essay all about you. Focus on leadership, career goals and community service

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 830 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    24900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 830 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

926 - 1371 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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