M.A.S in Food Safety and Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Illinois, USA
M.A.S in Food Safety and Technology
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Food Safety and Technology program trains students to be food safety experts in the private sector and at federal and state health agencies
  • Students will gain a working knowledge of food microbiology, food packaging, food chemistry, food analysis, human nutrition, and food regulations
  • A unique collaborative research program between Illinois Tech and the United States Food and Drug Administration—located on the Illinois Tech’s Moffett Campus—provides our master’s students with the opportunity to work on projects alongside FDA scientists
  • This practical, hands-on experience gives students critical exposure to how the FDA approaches food safety and nutrition issues in a cooperative setting that only exists at Illinois Tech
  • Students can choose from the following specializations:
    • Master of Food Safety and Technology with Specialization in Business
    • Master of Food Safety and Technology with Specialization in Industrial Management
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2160873 INR
Hostel & Meals1065642 INR
Insurance123556 INR
Transportation168452 INR
Activity Fee18310 INR
Student Service Fee65184 INR
New Student Fee21972 INR
Books and Supplies65916 INR
Personal/Miscellaneous249016 INR
Total1778048 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must have a four-year bachelor's degree in chemistry; biology; food science; or chemical, agricultural, food, or environmental engineering, or a related field, with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0/4.0
ExamsTOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5
  • With a minimum section score of 6.5

PTE: 63
  • With a minimum section score of 53

GRE: 295
  • 295 (quantitative + verbal), and 2.5 analytic

Additional info
  • During the admission process, Illinois Tech waives TOEFL or IELTS requirements if the applicants:
    • first or native language is English
    • have received a degree from an English-speaking institution and have attended that school for at least two years
    • school’s official medium of instruction is in English, per transcripts
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