About Food Science

Graduates of the Food Science program are in high demand. They are employed by the food industry and often have multiple job offers before they graduate. We provide an extensive opportunity for internships and have a broad network of industry relationships through the Institute of Food Technologists.
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Food Science by the numbers

of MU Food Science employed by time of graduation with an average starting salary of $52,250 in 2017.

Where are MU Food Science graduates working? Nestle, Purina, ConAgra, Cadbury Schweppes, Frick’s Meats, Kerry Ingredients, International Food Products, Givaudan Flavors, Unilever, Hormel, Aramark, Anheuser Busch, Danisco.