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Biological Sciences - Food Science Specialization 

South Dakota State University

Ph.D. On Campus Blended
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648 USD/credit
648 USD/credit
337 USD/credit
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Safe, high quality, and functional foods are vital components of nutritious diets around the world.  The Biological Sciences - Food Science Specialization program at South Dakota State University offers excellent opportunities for graduate level coursework and research leading to academic or industry careers in Food Science. 

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Overview

Graduate students receive advanced preparation related to food processing, product development, and food safety.  Biological Sciences - Food Science Specialization at South Dakota State University  is a multi-disciplinary program that is administered by the Department of Dairy and Food Science; but may also include such diverse areas as animal science, food grain processing, and agricultural & biosystems engineering.

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Hold an undergraduate or master's degree in food science, microbiology or chemistry
  • Are a problem solver and analytical thinker
  • Want to lead research in the lab
  • Are interested in developing new food innovations
  • Are imaginative and creative

Career Opportunities

  • Product developer
  • Research scientist
  • Academia
  • Food plant operations manager
  • Food safety specialist

Programme Structure

  • The student, major advisor and Advisory Committee select the discipline specific emphasis area of the biological sciences. 
  • The courses will be identified on the student’s Plan of Study no later than the end of the first year of study.

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

60 alternative credits

60-90 credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application must include the application fee, all post-secondary transcripts, degree certificates, and other materials as required by specific programs before processing of the application will begin. The Graduate School employs a rolling deadline, however, students should check with their program of interest for specific admission deadlines. 
  • Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy degree, 60-credit plan, must have a Master’s degree. This degree must be awarded from an approved, accredited institution. In those cases where applicants do not have a Master’s degree, departmental requirements will apply, either requiring completion of a Master’s degree or permitting an individual to move directly into a doctoral program, 90-credit plan. Domestic, international or non-degree seeking students may submit an application online.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • In-State

    337 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 337 USD per credit and a duration of  .

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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