Food Industry Management
The program provides a system-wide perspective of managerial problems confronting firms in the food industry, recognizing the increasing interdependence among such firms, and focuses on creating consumer value.
Faculty members associated with the program maintain close relationships with food companies and trade associations, bring practical applications and examples to the classroom and provide current information about career and scholarship opportunities.
If you think any of this exciting industry is for you, check out the Food Industry Management major. The food industry employs one in six workers in the United States. Many graduates go on to start their own businesses. Executives frequently share their expertise in classes, and field trips, internships and work experiences are important parts of the program.
The Food Industry Management major is designed to meet the needs of students who are interested in business careers in the food and consumer products industry.
Graduates of this major enter managerial positions with food wholesalersdistributors and retailers as well as sales, account management and production supervision positions with food manufacturers.
To see courses required for this major, please visit the Food Industry Management major listing in the MSU course catalog.
Retail Store Management
Wholesale and Retail Buyer
Customer Service Representative
Distribution and Logistics Manager
A sampling of companies hiring MSU grads
The Hershey Company
The Clorox Company
Boston Beer Company
Domino’s Pizza Corporation
Lowe’s Home Improvement
Spartan Stores Inc.
E & J Gallo Winery
US Food Services