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Online graduate level education for food safety professionals

Flexible and adaptable program perfect for working professionals from anywhere
Think of us as your Career Compass
Let MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY help you chart the course!

Online graduate level education for food safety professionals

Flexible and adaptable program perfect for working professionals from anywhere
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Educating Future Leaders in Food Safety

Building a food safety culture across disciplines. Promoting critical thinking and technical expertise.

"I’ve had numerous offers from industry... People are actively recruiting folks from this program..."


2015 graduates
Adaptable.

From farm to fork, we represent industry, government, and academia. Tailor your career path.


“This program has been an invaluable resource for me. As an industry we are lucky to have this program to develop [our careers].”

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Securing Safe Global Food Supply

Offering the latest in food fraud, labeling, food law, and disease outbreaks.

“...I find I have more credibility with my clients and coworkers and better problem solving skills in food safety.”

Anywhere.

Enter an international classroom.  Work and study from any location.


“Extremely flexible... I was traveling around Africa and Europe... the professors fully understood...”

Anytime.

Asynchronous course model. Study when the time is right for you.


“The difference in an online program is...you are always there on time.”

Flexible.

At home or on the road, develop a course plan to fit your schedule.

“...it was very adaptable to my lifestyle...it [allowed] me to take classes at my own pace.”

Brian Kraus from Student to Teacher

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From the meat industry to ice cream, current student Brian Kraus has built a 30-year career keeping consumers' food safe and enjoyable. Located in Le Mars, Iowa, Brian is the Senior Manager of Food Safety and Regulator Compliance of Wells Enterprises, Inc., Manufacturer of Blue Bunny Ice Cream.

Alumna Promoted to President

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Alumna Cathy M. Crawford (’07) has been promoted to President of HACCP Consulting Group (HCG). Her predecessor Robert A. Savage recently announced, “For the past 20 years I have been honored to work with such a great group of professional food safety experts…I look forward to continuing that work with Cathy guiding HCG into the future.”

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Cathy Crawford

President, HCCP Consulting Group (HCP)

From Classroom to Real World – Alumnus Jared Parko named Deputy Director, Ohio Department of Agriculture

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While working in a food safety laboratory in Ohio, Jared Parko discovered the Online Master of Science in Food Safety program at Michigan State University. That was just a few years ago. Today Parko is employed as the Deputy Director for the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

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Jared Parko

Deputy Director
Ohio Department of Agriculture

Educating Future Leaders in Food Safety

Building a food safety culture across disciplines. Promoting critical thinking and technical expertise.

"I’ve had numerous offers from industry... People are actively recruiting folks from this program..."


Adaptable.

From farm to fork, we represent industry, government, and academia. Tailor your career path.


“This program has been an invaluable resource for me. As an industry we are lucky to have this program to develop [our careers].”

Think of us as your Career Compass

Let MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY help you chart the course!

Online graduate level education for food safety professionals

Flexible and adaptable program perfect for working professionals from anywhere

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Students have lots of opportunities to interact with peers and instructors via discussion forums

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by Kristie Denbrock

Growing up on a farm in Southwest Michigan, Alumna Tonya Vasquez is no stranger to food safety. Throughout her professional career, she has utilized her knowledge of food which she gathered from cultivating, growing, and canning her own food on the family farm. Tonya left Michigan to receive a Biology of Arts Degree from Fisk...

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by Kristie Denbrock

From the meat industry to ice cream, current student Brian Kraus has built a 30-year career keeping consumers' food safe and enjoyable. Located in Le Mars, Iowa, Brian is the Senior Manager of Food Safety and Regulator Compliance of Wells Enterprises, Inc., Manufacturer of Blue Bunny Ice Cream.

His food safety expertise now includes...

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