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AGRICULTURE: FOOD SCIENCE OPTION

Food Science is an exciting discipline with a number of employment opportunities for college-trained individuals. Food scientists are employed by a number of companies worldwide and carry such titles as Food Processing Facilities Manager and Quality Control Technician. Food scientists also develop new foods by applying various scientific principals and chemistry to develop a new flavor of bubblegum or to discover new ways to preserve the quality of food as it is transported from different locations.

The employment rate for food scientists is very high worldwide. Employment opportunities exist in small towns and large cities. And, the income potential and opportunities for advancement in this industry are excellent.

Sheridan College’s Food Science Program is designed to prepare students with the academic and real-world knowledge they need to either pursue an entry-level career as a food scientist or to transfer to a baccalaureate program at a college or university.

Sheridan College Food Science program students balance their time in the classroom learning from experienced instructors and applying those skills in hands-on environments.

If your passion is in the areas of science and chemistry, and you’re looking for a career in a rewarding and growing field, contact Sheridan College today to find out how we can help put you on a path to success.

For more information about the Agriculture: Food Science Option at Sheridan College, contact admissions.