Food Science Master's Degree

Food Science Master's Degree

Prepare for a career in the food industry designing, processing and marketing safe, wholesome and attractive food products for consumption throughout the world.

This online food science master’s degree emphasizes food chemistry, food microbiology, food safety, sensory analysis, food processing and food engineering. You will have opportunities to work with several food commodities including cereal, dairy, meats, poultry, fruits and vegetables.

Apr. 29 Event
Do you have questions about the food science master’s degree? Join us live for an informational webinar with FSI Director Dr. Jeanette Thurston and FSI Graduate Program Chair Dr. Scott Smith at 8 p.m. (CDT) on Apr. 29, 2021.

$515.50 per credit hour*
34 credit hours
100% online

*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.

Special Fee Structure for 2020-21 Academic Year
To assist our students during the COVID-19 outbreak, we are reducing online tuition and eliminating distance fees for many programs.



Danielle Druin, '18

Danielle chose to return to school and get her master's after “hitting a wall" professionally and says her degree from K-State sets her apart in her career.


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