Cornell University offers outstanding educational and research opportunities for advanced degrees in food science.
Graduate studies in food science produce graduates who are well-prepared to become the research leaders, innovators, and technical experts essential for meeting the growing needs of governments, industries and various institutions.
A large, internationally recognized faculty with a broad range of expertise in all facets of food science; an excellent selection of courses in basic and applied sciences; modern, well-equipped research laboratories and pilot plant facilities combine to make Cornell's graduate program in Food Science and Technology among the very best in the world.
Graduate Field of Food Science & Technology
Gain the experience you need to join the world's leading food science and technology researchers, innovators and technical experts collaborating across disciplines to meet the growing needs of governments, industries and institutions.
The Master of Food Science (MFS) in Agriculture and Life Sciences degree is a course-based, one year, master's level degree offered by the Graduate Field of Food Science and Technology at Cornell.
Students in the M.S. degree program are expected to complete their degree requirements in two years but may be allowed up to four years to complete all requirements.
Students in the Ph.D. degree program are expected to complete their degree requirements in three-to-four years but may be allowed up to seven years to complete requirements.
- Ph.D. Students: 88
- M.S. Students: 15
- MPS Students: 26
- Female: 58%
- Male: 42%
- United States Citizens: 47%
- International: 53%
Ms. Erin Atkins
Graduate Program Coordinator
FDSCIGRAD [at] cornell.edu