Master of Science

K-State's interdepartmental Food Science graduate program offers a Master's degree with a report or thesis option that can be completed on campus or via online education.

The Food Science Institute offers graduate studies for on-campus and online students. Note that to transfer credits from another institution a minimum grade of B is required for the course(s).

K-State follows the standard grading system and only courses where grades of A, B, and C are obtained count as graduate credit (D and F Grades do not).

Master's Degree Requirements

  • Minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate credit.
  • Six hours of credit for thesis research (thesis option), OR
  • Two hours of report work (report option)

Graduate Courses

Graduate courses are level 500 and above.

Graduate Course Catalog


Dr. J. Scott SmithVisit with Dr. Smith!

Dr. J. Scott Smith is our Graduate program chair.

For more information

Nicole Marple
Program Assistant
Food Science Institute
216 Call Hall
1530 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone : 785-532-4057