This program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the food industry or for professionals working in the food industry who have a high school diploma or a bachelor's degree in another field. The certificate will equip graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills in food processing, safety, and regulations to succeed and broaden their career opportunities in the food industry.
Minimum requirements for acceptance into an undergraduate certificate program are:
Starting your certificate program can be completed by following the steps below. Please note: These steps should be completed ONLY by those who wish to earn the certificate as a stand-alone credential. If you plan to earn an associate degree or bachelor's, please follow the application process for that degree and submit the certificate program form to your advisor.
To apply to WKU and earn this certificate:
Complete the WKU Domestic and International Undergraduate Application
Under Planned Course of Study Section, if you are not enrolling in any other program, choose:
Kentucky and Out-of-State Residents
This program requires 12 hours from the required courses:
|Course Number||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|AMS 301||Intro to Food Science & Technology||3|
|AMS 303||Food Laws and Regulations||3|
|AMS 352||Food Processing: Unit Operations||3|
|AMS 395||Fundamentals of HACCP||3|
For more information about the cost of the program, average time to complete the program, and other important information, please visit this website.
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