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Major: Food Science and Technology


Food science and technology programs focus on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to turn raw agricultural products into food for humans. Includes programs that focus on principles to the development and implementation of manufacturing, packaging, storage, and distribution for food products.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Food Science
  • Food Science and Technology, Other
  • Food Technology and Processing


Careers You Qualify For With This Major


Schools That Offer This Major

Dakota County Technical College Rosemount
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Normandale Community College Bloomington
Riverland Community College - Albert Lea Albert Lea
Riverland Community College - Austin Austin


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College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


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