Food Science and Industry Bachelor's Degree

Food Science and Industry Bachelor’s Degree

With two areas of emphasis to choose from, the food science and industry bachelor’s degree will prepare you for a wide variety of careers in food development and production.

This online program provides training in topics such as food chemistry, food safety, nutrition, processing and product development, providing you with a solid foundation for a career in the field of food science. The emphasis in industry and technology will prepare you for technical jobs in food production and product management, while the emphasis in food business and operations management offers the additional knowledge and training you’ll need to make informed decisions for your organization as a member of the management team.

Nov. 9 Event
Do you have questions about the food science bachelor’s degree? Join us live for an informational webinar with Dr. Abbey Nutsch, Teaching Associate Professor, and Dr. Jeanette Thurston, Director, Food Science Institute at 8 p.m. (CDT) on Nov. 9th, 2021.

120 credit hours
2 program options

*This estimate includes online tuition and College of Agriculture fees and is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

New Tuition and Fees Structure for 2021-22 Academic Year
To better assist students with understanding the cost of attendance, K-State has simplified the tuition and fees structure for students enrolled in online programs.



Nathan Smit, '08

Nathan credits his bachelor’s degree with helping him earn five promotions during his time at Hormel Foods Corporation, moving him from an entry-level lab technician to a corporate innovation manager.


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