Academic Programs

The Department of Food Science at the University of Arkansas offers undergraduate and graduate degree options. We are fortunate to have faculty who are outstanding teachers, excellent mentors and leading innovators in their fields. Our program ranked 3rd out of 56 programs in the nation for Scholarly Research in 2019.  

Our food science undergraduate major offers three concentrations for students to customize their degree plan to meet their academic and career aspirations, and our department has a 100 percent placement rate for those actively seeking employment or advanced degree programs. Graduate students interested in food science can choose from a variety of research disciplines to specialize in. 

It is a priority to us that our students learn information and develop skills associated with new technologies and scientific knowledge.  During your academic program you will have the opportunity to become acquainted with faculty and even work on research projects with faculty, staff and graduate students. 

Undergraduate Progam

Major in food science and choose from three concentrations to meet your academic and career goals!

Graduate Programs

The University of Arkansas Department of Food Science has a variety of research disciplines to choose from while pursuing a master's or doctoral degree.

Proficiency in Brewing Science Certificate

The Department of Food Science, through a collaboration with other University of Arkansas departments, offers a certificate program in brewing science!

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Find information about food science departmental scholarships and the Bumpers College scholarship application process.