Food safety and defense Courses

University of Missouri-Columbia
Graduate certificate
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The online graduate certificate in food safety is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required. Successful completion of the program requires 12 credit hours of course work.

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Courses are 2 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

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States require that the University of Missouri-Columbia be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

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Students residing in all states are eligible to enroll in this program.

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This program is administered by the Department of Food Science