Having a degree opens up new career opportunities.

What job can you get with a food science degree?

Most food science graduates go on to become food science technologists, food safety and quality technicians, and quality control inspectors. . Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a food science degree will be useful:

What is the job market for food science degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for food science graduates is strong overall. That’s great news—there’s high demand for the skills and knowledge you’ll gain in this program.

Here’s a breakdown of food science graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 16% less than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Food Science Grads
Employed82.0%
Unemployed0.7%
Underpaid17.3%
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