The CFS is the only global certification that provides talented science of food professionals a way to exemplify their dedication to the profession and their personal commitment to staying up to date on advancements in the industry. The CFS also provides companies with a universal way to identify, cultivate, and retain top talent.

Mizzou Food Science program

Graduates of the Food Science program are in high demand. They are employed by the food industry and often have multiple job offers before they graduate. We provide an extensive opportunity for internships and have a broad network of industry relationships through the Institute of Food Technologists.

Illinois Food Science program

Supplying the expanding global population with nutritious and accessible food is one of humankind’s greatest challenges. The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) discovers solutions, develops technologies, and shares research that improves food security and enhances our health and wellness.