About This Department

Department: School of Food Science
Insitution: Washington State University
  Pullman, WA

The School of Food Science is jointly administered by Washington State University and the University of Idaho, just 8 miles apart. Students can earn a B.S., M.S. (including on line option in MS Ag), and Ph.D. in Food Science, conduct research and complete internships securing leadership positions in a variety of careers. An online Certificate of Proficiency in Food Science is available to professionals interested in career advancement. The WSU Creamery, renowned for Cougar Gold ® cheese and Ferdinand’s ice cream, provides students with on-campus experiential learning and research opportunities, work experience, and financial support. Faculty research and extension help ensure a safe, nutritious, sustainable and economical food supply for the region while also enhancing food industry competitiveness in both national and international markets. Faculty and students work collaboratively from the WSU campus in Pullman, UI campus in Moscow, UI Food Technology Center in Caldwell, TechHelp in Boise.
For more information, visit http://sfs.wsu.edu.

The College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) at Washington State University includes 16 academic units, four research and extension centers distributed across the state, 13 subject matter centers, and one tribal and 39 county extension offices. CAHNRS fosters disciplines that serve at the interface of scientific discovery and its application to the advancement of society and improvement of the human experience. Our mission is to provide global leadership in discovering, accessing, and disseminating knowledge that contributes to producing a safe, abundant food and fiber supply; promotes the wellbeing of individuals, families, and communities; enhances the sustainability of agricultural and economic systems; and promotes stewardship of natural resources and ecological systems. CAHNRS personnel embrace the opportunity to fulfill the University’s land-grant mission by making groundbreaking research discoveries, by utilizing innovative approaches to teaching and learning, and by delivering relevant, progressive extension programs that synergistically generate outcomes that enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Washington State, as well as for people around the globe.
To learn more about CAHNRS, visit: http://cahnrs.wsu.edu.