From creating functional foods that support your health and also taste good, to developing packaging that protects food from pathogens, food scientists work to ensure the foods that fill your shopping cart are safe, nutritious and delicious.
Classes You Might Take
- Elements of Food Microbiology
- Food Chemistry and Analysis
- Statistical Analysis
- Food Science and Nutrition
- Food Product Development
Why CAFNR for Food Science and Nutrition
Learning laboratories are plentiful, as students work on a variety of projects, including ones related to wine, chocolate, ice cream and BBQ sauce. Food science and nutrition students also get an in-depth education about all things ice cream through the on-campus ice cream shop, Buck’s, home of Mizzou’s signature Tiger Stripe ice cream.
Food Safety Inspection
Global Food Trends Research
Employers & Internship Locations
Aurora Organic Dairy • Beyond Meat • E&J Gallo Winery • US Foods • DairiConcepts • General Mills • Nikken Foods USA • Beck Flavors • Dairy Farmers of America • Stickney Hill Dairy