Find your career path in food production and safety

Career Pathways in Food Production and Safety

Expand your role in an industry that affects the wellbeing of every life around the world. From the beginning of time, the production and safe distribution of food has been fundamental to survival.

From growing food, to making meats and produce safer to eat, to leading food-based research units, K-State's Olathe campus offers educational solutions that influence sectors of America's more than $1 trillion agriculture industry.

Career Pathways

Find the program that best fits your career aspirations in food systems by finishing this statement:

"My goal is to ____________ ."

Increase the availability and quality of food

M.S. in Horticulture with an emphasis in Urban Food Systems icon

Use a deep knowledge of agriculture and food systems to positively influence communities. The M.S. in Horticulture with an emphasis in Urban Food Systems has you developing more nutritious produce with a longer shelf life and growing food in an urban setting.

Oversee and spur innovation

Professional Science Master's degree icon

Confidently lead a research team or unit. The M.S. in Applied Biosciences, including the Professional Skills for STEM Practitioners graduate certificate, fuses advanced scientific knowledge with professional skills and includes a track in food safety and security.


Enhance my professional opportunities

Professional development icon

Our range of professional development events encompasses leadership, business and presentation topics — all of which builds your knowledge and applicable skills, making you more effective in your organization.

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Our team caterers to working professionals and provides the support you need to ensure success in this next part of your journey.

Meet the student services team