Education & Training

Job Options with Degree in Food Sciences

Food Sciences degree will let you have successful career with in food industry, research sector, or manufacturing company in the public, corporate, or government sector. Food science graduates are highly demanded in the food production and processing, quality assurance and control, technical representation in the sale and marketing of foods, research and enforcement of food laws.

With the increased need of food, the demand for trained food scientists has grown in both public and private sectors.

If you are going to pursue a degree in Food Sciences, do look into the available career options. Choice of degree must be based on the job you want to do for the rest of your life. Analyzing the possible occupations with Food Sciences education before joining a program is better way to start.

Food Sciences education is required for all the professions mentioned below. Be sure about your line of work and availability of employment opportunities prior to joining a Bachelors or Masters degree in Food Sciences.

  • Food Scientist
  • Biochemist
  • Cereal Scientist
  • Dairy Products Scientist
  • Director of Quality Assurance
  • FDA/USDA Research Scientist
  • Flavor Chemist
  • Food Biochemist
  • Food Biotechnologist
  • Food Chemist
  • Food Engineer
  • Food Industry R&D
  • Food Ingredient Sales
  • Food Inspector
  • Food Microbiologist
  • Food Product Consultant
  • Food Product Developer
  • Food Safety Inspector
  • Food Technologist
  • Food Toxicologist
  • General Manager, Research
  • Laboratory Director
  • Manager, Analytical Lab
  • Manager, Meat Applications
  • Market Researcher
  • Meat Scientist
  • Natural Products Researcher
  • New Technologies
  • Packaging Specialist
  • Plant Manager
  • Plant Supervisor
  • Product Development
  • Project Leader, Technology
  • Project/Product Manager
  • Public Health Official
  • Quality Assurance Director<
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Quality Assurance Supervisor
  • Research and Development
  • Research Scientist
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Sales Manager
  • Scientific and Regulatory Affairs
  • Scientific Research
  • Senior Food Scientist
  • Sensory Evaluation Expert
  • Sensory Scientist
  • Technology Development Manager
  • Technical Sales