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Career Plannng: "What Can I Do With A Major In...?"


What Can I Do With a Major In Food Science and Technology?


BulletStudents with a degree in Food Science & Technology could pursue a variety of career opportunities. Any career reflective of their skills, interests, values, personal style, etc., could be attainable with good self-marketing skills. Some career opportunities will require advanced study.


BulletFood Scientist/Technologist

BulletFood Service Manager

BulletQuality Assurance Technician

BulletRestaurant Manager

BulletFood Stylist

BulletTest Kitchen Specialist

BulletMenu Planner

BulletQuality assurance specialist

BulletUSDA Inspector

BulletEquipment Engineer


BulletCustomer Relations Representative

BulletCookbook & Magazine Editor

BulletWeight Reduction Specialist

BulletFood Program Specialist (WIC)

BulletPeace Corps/VISTA Worker

BulletProduct & process developer

BulletFDA Inspector

BulletQuality control supervisor

BulletFood safety/HACCP

BulletFood and drug inspector

BulletFlavor researcher

BulletFood production manager

BulletMarket researcher


To learn more about these careers, visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). The OOH can show you training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, and more...


Related links:

International Food Safety Network


Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)


IFT and Discovery Education Food Science Program


American Meat Science Association


American Institute of Baking


Food and Drug Administration


United States Department of Agriculture


World of Food Science


Baking Business



Bullet"What Can I Do With A Major In...?" Bullet Personality & Careers Bullet



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