Hands-on Experience - Practice Real-world Science in Our Labs  91% Employed or Continuing Education - $45,000 Average Reported Industry Salary

Our Program

Real-world science makes food healthier, tastier and safer! UW-Stout's Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Technology prepares you for a rewarding career. Our graduates work as food technologists, food scientists, technical consultants, product development managers and research and development (R&D) directors for food manufacturers, scientific research labs and government agencies.

Our program integrates science, food and the culinary arts enabling students to create new opportunities and solve real-world problems. Whether you are interested in developing new food products, testing recipes, sourcing ingredients, implementing sustainable processes in food and agriculture, or enhancing the safety of food, we can help you achieve your goal. You will graduate with skills and knowledge in:

  • Organic chemistry and microbiology
  • Nutrition and food analysis
  • Sensory evaluation
  • Quality management in food processing
  • Food marketing and management
  • Human relations and organizational leadership

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  Naveen Chikthimmah
  Program Director

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