• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Food Science program of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University offers students many opportunities for experiential learning and provides a supportive environment that includes mentorships, career guidance and professional development.

Food Science students in the College of Agriculture and Food Sciences (CAFS) are eligible to participate in numerous research activities both funded and unfunded. The CAFS Research and Extension scholar program provides students with generous stipends to conduct research. Food related research and extension in the college spans numerous areas including meats, grapes, vegetables, processing, composition, nutrition, and product development.

Graduates of the FAMU Food Science program are prepared to take full advantage of the numerous employment opportunities available in this field. They are also capable of advancing to graduate programs in food, agricultural and life sciences. They may also use this degree to transition to professional degrees such as medicine, dentistry, law, and veterinary medicine.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food and Man
  • Introduction to Food Science
  • Sensory Science
  • Processing of Plant Foods
  • Food Sanitation
  • Food Microbiology and Safety

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Submit an official or certified copy of all secondary and post-secondary records and/or examination results
  • Submit official ACT and/or Redesigned SAT results, if entering as a freshman or sophomore transfer student.
  • Complete the International Student Financial Statement.
  • Submit all AICE, AP, IB, or CLEP results if you have earned college credit through one of these accelerated mechanisms.
  • Submit official English Proficiency TOEFL and/or IELTS Test Scores if your native language is not English
  • Official GED transcript, if applicable
  • 500 word essay; part of application
  • Two letters of recommendations teacher and/or counselor; part of application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34140 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34140 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    22342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22342 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Florida City

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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