Where do our students work?

Most of our students are food sector professionals. They work full time while taking one course at a time through our online program. 

  • About 65% work for industry and private organizations (this includes food companies, attorneys, consultants, co-ops, trade associations).
  • About 20% work for government bodies like the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the European Union (EU), the United Nations (UN), the World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministries of Agriculture (of these governmental bodies, about 60% of students are from the U.S. and 40% from outside the U.S.).
  • About 15% are full time students (most are from Michigan State University but students also enroll from elsewhere).
Some employers of our students:
  • Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority
  • Amazon.com
  • Atlanta Cheesecake Co.
  • Barilla Group
  • Bayer
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Clif Bar
  • Co-Alliance LLP
  • Country Fresh
  • European Union
  • Firmenich Inc.
  • Food Source LLP
  • Glanbia Nutritionals
  • Health Canada
  • Hershey Company
  • Innovative Food Processors
  • International Food and Nutrition Research
  • J.M. Smucker Company
  • Kellogg
  • Kerry Americas
  • Natural American Foods
  • Nestlé
  • Nestlé Health Science
  • Nestlé Purina Petcare
  • Northern Tier Bakery
  • Mead Johnson Nutrition
  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • PepsiCo Foods
  • Perrigo
  • Pharmavite
  • Pinnacle Foods
  • Roll Law Group
  • Sandoz Inc.
  • Sara Lee Foods
  • Sargento Foods Inc.
  • Schiff Nutrition
  • Scoular Company
  • Sealed Air Corp.
  • Sensient Technologies
  • Southern Mills
  • Sugar Foods Corporation
  • Super Mom’s
  • U.S. Army Public Health Command
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Weetabix North America
  • Winter Gardens
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