Master's Degrees

One way to distinguish yourself academically and professionally is by earning a master's degree in addition to your certificate in U.S. or international food law. 


Online Master's Degrees in Global Food Law at MSU College of Law (Online)

IFLR is proud to partner with the Global Food Law Master's Degree Program at the MSU College of Law. 

  • Students may request to transfer up to nine eligible credits earned in the IFLR certificate program. Please contact to ask about the criteria for transferring credits.
  • Students who wish to pursue a master's degree may complete their fourth IFLR certificate course while enrolled at the MSU College of Law.

Two master's degrees are offered in Global Food Law. The Master of Laws (LL.M.) program is for practicing attorneys and those who already hold a law degree. The Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) program is for students who do not have a law degree. Please contact to learn more.

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Master of Science in Food Safety (Online)

Many students have earned an IFLR certificate while pursuing their Online Master of Science in Food Safety. This is a non-thesis professional master's program intended for mid-career/mid-management working professionals. Please visit the Food Safety Programs website or contact to learn more.


Combined MSU Master's Degrees & IFLR Certificate

Combined programs allow a number of credits from the IFLR certificate program to count toward elective credits in another MSU program. If you are considering a combined program, you need to apply and be accepted into your choice of master’s program. It is recommended that admission to the master’s program be obtained before accumulation of credits in either program. The following MSU graduate programs have recognized IFLR courses in the past:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Food Safety
  • Food Science
  • Packaging


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