Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree
K-State's interdepartmental Food Science graduate program offers a Ph.D. degree on campus only.
The program provides a variety of research opportunities in the field of food science. Research emphasis includes food chemistry, food microbiology, food safety, sensory analysis, food processing, and food engineering. The program also provides opportunities to work with several food commodities including: cereal, dairy, meats and poultry, and fruits and vegetables.
For those applying to the PhD program, a Masters of Science degree is required!
The student's supervisory committee will resolve course deficiencies. Certain programs within food science may require additional courses. When the student's committee believes it necessary, the student will be required to take additional undergraduate courses to prepare more completely for the individual program.