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Food Science Degree Advantages

Interested in food and science? Majoring in Food Science may provide the ideal career path for you!

What does a Food Science Professional do?

Everyone has to eat! Food science is an applied science that supports the one trillion dollar food industry – job security is traditionally stable.

Job placement is high! Demand for food science professionals typically exceeds the number of qualified job seekers.

Good compensation! The median starting salary for a food scientist with a B.S. degree is nearly $50,000/year, or $55,000 and $80,000 for those with M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, respectively.

Rewarding career! Play a role in meeting global demands for a safe, wholesome, nutritious, and convenient food supply.

It involves both Food and Science! Food Science is the “edible science” in which it is often acceptable to eat your research experiment!