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Food Science Online Education

Interested in increasing your knowledge of food science?

If so, tap into the Food Science online education programs available through Kansas State University's Global Campus, which has won national awards in online education innovation.

Online education allows students to pursue additional degrees or training without disrupting employment or family life. With few exceptions, students do not have to travel to the K-State campus to participate in courses or training programs.

Is Online Education a Good Match for Me?

Students must be self-disciplined and willing to devote free time to taking courses. Online education allows students to select their schedules for studying and completing assignments. The flexibility is an attractive option for working professionals.

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Who is Eligible to Apply?

Students living in the United States, Canada, or who are active duty American military can apply. Students must meet their program's specific admission requirements.


Nathan and Beck Smit Food Innovation Scholarship

The Nathan and Becky Smit Food Innovation Scholarship, a $1,000 renewable award for Kansas State University online undergraduate food science students, will be offered for the first time in fall 2019.

Made possible by the generosity of Nathan and Becky Smit, the scholarship aims to provide financial support for distance students studying food science. Nathan Smit is a 2008 graduate of Kansas State University's distance program in food science. He earned his bachelor's degree and used it to quickly climb the corporate ladder at Hormel Foods Corporation.

Read the full story in K-State's Global Campus Link magazine.


It's All About That Taste

Everybody has to eat, and these Global Campus K-Stater's add flavor, convenience and imagination to the foods we enjoy. You'll recognize some of your favorite brands (Popsicle, anyone?) as you read how these Wildcats make our lives a little more delicious.

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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

Kansas State University Global Campus

Janel Koons
Program Coordinator
(785) 532-5575
Email: jksu@ksu.edu