The Graduate School Advance to a Higher Degree

Food Science

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents


Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
  • Copy of B.S. Diploma

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Copy of M.S. and B.S. Diploma

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    July 15 December 15 May 15 U.S. Citizen
    July 15 November 15 April 15 International
    Fall
    July 15 U.S. Citizen
    July 15 International
    Spring
    December 15 U.S. Citizen
    November 15 International
    Summer
    May 15 U.S. Citizen
    April 15 International

Program Contact Information


Additional Information


  • Candidates interested in the Direct Doctoral from Bachelor’s Degree Program must obtain Food Science Graduate Committee approval, must have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.5 or equivalent, and must have GRE minimum scores of: Verbal: 156, Quantitative: 151, and Analytical: 5.0.
  • Codes for GRE: Purdue code is 1631. The Food Science code is 0107.
  • Codes for TOEFL: Purdue code is 1631. The Food Science code is 31.

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