Food Science

UMass Food Science is ranked in the top tier of Food Science departments worldwide. Through the graduate program, you’ll learn how the study and application of science and technology can foster economic development and provide a safe, healthful, and high-quality food supply to all. The Department is the major academic center for food science in New England and the only research-oriented department of its kind in Massachusetts. Here, you’ll explore research areas such as food biotechnology, the physical-chemical properties of food, food safety, and foods for health and wellness.