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Career Area: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-623-4
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Food Science Technology Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

  • Food Science Technologist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • Process Technician
  • Quality Assurance Inspector

Food Science Technology Programs

Applying principles of chemistry and biology to ensure that food products are safe and meet quality standards, this program emphasizes the skills required in the food and beverage manufacturing industry, including innovative ways to produce, package, preserve and distribute foods.

Employers include manufacturers of foods, beverages and pharmaceuticals.

You can earn the Science Processing Technician technical diploma on the way to completing this associate degree.

Food Science Technology Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
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