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Meat Culinology, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) Online
Designed to optimize eating satisfaction, Meat Culinology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln studies the physical, chemical and sensory properties of food, together with its handling, processing and production. It's the perfect blend of the science of food design and development. We're the first institution to develop a Meat Culinology® Certificate program.
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The program concentrates on meat because it is the center of most meals and is the major portion of the food budget in the food service industry. Proper handling and preparation is paramount to the success of a meal and a food establishment.

Faculty who developed this program know food industry professionals are busy. With little time to take courses on campus, the online program allows you the opportunity to advance your education and career by learning more about the science and art of meat.

Benefits of the Meat Culinology program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln  

  • Gain an edge in the competitive workforce
  • Become a valuable asset for your employer
  • Receive certificate of completion of HACCP coursework
  • Gain more earning potential in the field
  • Become a meat culinologist
  • Interact with highly qualified faculty and professionals

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    18 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Animal Products
  • HACCP & Food Safety Systems for Processors
  • Meat Specifications and Procurement
  • Fresh Meats
  • Food Service Applications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A 2-year associate degree from an accredited institution in a related field or high school diploma, G.E.D. and experience.
  • Complete the certificate program application
  • Pay the application fee
  • Provide proof of high school graduation or equivalent (G.E.D.)

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    595 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 595 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    298 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 298 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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