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Food Science and Technology

The Ohio State University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
36430 USD/year
33502 USD/year
11508 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Food scientists use chemistry, biology, engineering and other sciences to turn raw ingredients into safe, convenient and wholesome food products for the ever-increasing population. This Food Science and Technology program is offered by The Ohio State University.

Overview

Food scientists solve problems involving food quality, safety, technology and abundance. Food technology is the nation’s largest industry, adding over $40 billion in value annually. The United States has the safest, most efficient food production and distribution system in the world as a direct result of thousands of skilled, creative scientists who focus on food.

Possible careers

Food science and technology graduates work in the food industry, in academia and in government positions. The comprehensive curriculum and emphasis on problem solving skills of the  Food Science and Technology program from The Ohio State University produces graduates who are highly sought by the industry. They are employed all over the world by companies of all sizes, and hold such titles as associate scientist, director of research and development, director of food microbiology and safety, food technologist, product development manager, plant manager, president, product development scientist, professor, quality control supervisor, senior vice president for research, senior scientist, and senior food process engineer.

After earning a Bachelor of Science in Food Science, graduates have the option of joining the workforce, pursuing an advanced degree in a food-related area of study, or attending professional school, such as veterinary, medical, dental, pharmacy or optometry school. We place virtually 100 percent of our graduates within six months of graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organic chemistry  
  • Introduction to food processing   
  • Food chemistry and analysis    
  • Food microbiology    
  • Qualitative properties of food    
  • Food processing
  • Technical problem solving    
  • Product development   

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of university preparatory courses
  • High school performance (class rank or GPA), including participation in accelerated programs like Honors, AP and IB; Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for class rank or GPA 
  • Standardized test score (ACT or SAT); Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for ACT or SAT scores 
  • Ability and desire to contribute to and engage with a diverse campus community
  • Experiences that demonstrate leadership or engaged involvement(e.g., co-curricular activities, work experiences or military service) 
  • Status as a first-generation university student 
  • High school performance if adversely affected by physical, mental or learning environment factors

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33502 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11508 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

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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