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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..."


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].”

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.”

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

Alumnus Sean Skinker used applied project to volunteer with Partners in Food Solutions

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Sean stated, "The applied project allowed me to use my knowledge to aid a foreign company with providing a safe and secure food supply, and I feel like I made a difference in their community. The Online Master of Science in Food Safety program at Michigan State University gave me a broad understanding in multiple aspects of food safety throughout the supply chain.

Sean Skinker

QA Manager

Spartan leads food safety strategy in Feeding America's fight against hunger

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Feeding America spearheads the fight against hunger in the United States, providing 3.2 billion meals annually and leading an impressive empire of a network of more than 200 food banks nationwide.

So who is the general in charge of ensuring that all that food is safe?  

A Spartan.  

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Spartan Mitzi Baum, Director of Food Safety for Feeding America is recognized for commitment to food safety while fighting hunger in the United States.

The award was presented by Scott Wolters, Director of Food Safety Summit (far left) and keynote speakers Don Zietlow, President & CEO Kwik Trip, Inc. (second from left) and Ed Lonergan, CEO Chiquita Brands (far right).

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Introduction videos of instructors

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

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Adobe Presenter lectures are offered throughout courses

The Robert Leader Endowed Lecture Series

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The Coca-Cola Company's Director of Quality and Food Safety Strategy Marc Cwikowski is the guest lecturer for the 2013 Robert Leader Endowed Lecture, Thursday, October 24 at The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, B106/107, 3535 Forest Road, Lansing. Lecture: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Reception: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Marc's talk is titled, "The Food Safety KOmmunity of Practice - A Model of Food Safety Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration". The public is invited.

Faculty Published in Medical Journal

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Drs. Theresa Bernardo and Julie Funk's Research Published on Social Media for Disease Surveillance

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Dr. Peter Daszak, president of EcoHealth Alliance, New York, NY, presented, "Research and Outreach on Global Health, Conservation and International Development - Identifying and Prediciting the Impact of Emerging Diseases Across the Globe" at the 2015 Robert Leader Endowed Lecture, Friday, June 19, 2015.  To view the lecture...

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Sean stated, "The applied project allowed me to use my knowledge to aid a foreign company with providing a safe and secure food supply, and I feel like I made a difference in their community. The Online Master of Science in Food Safety program at Michigan State University gave me a broad understanding in multiple aspects of food safety...

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