Degrees Offered: MS
The Master of Science in Food Safety Regulation program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the legal and regulatory complexities of food production, labeling, and distribution. The program will provide students with the knowledge required for companies and organizations that grow, process, distribute, or sell foods and beverages while complying with federal and state regulatory statutes for the production, distribution, and commercialization of food products. Students will complete 10 graduate-level courses within a five-year timeline.
Our curriculum offers hands-on, real-life food safety regulatory experience through case studies and other assignments. Students are expected to research, evaluate, and present scientifically and legally justifiable positions on case studies from different perspectives of advanced regulatory topics.
The MS in Food Safety Regulation program offers all courses conveniently online. The interactive coursework consists of courses taught by professionals in the field of food safety, from FDA and the food industry.
Students completing the Master of Science in Food Safety Regulation will be able to demonstrate a mastery of technical and critical thinking skills in food safety regulation submissions and statutes; design, develop, and implement food safety regulatory submissions; and analyze and evaluate food safety regulatory statutes, regulations, guidance documents, and submissions.
Through the Advanced Academic Programs (AAP), the Johns Hopkins University Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences offers flexible graduate degrees and certificate programs that respond to the unique educational requirements of working adults seeking to pursue their professional and personal development through academic exploration.
Onsite courses are offered in the evening and on Saturdays to fit your busy schedule. Courses are offered in the fall, spring, and summer terms.
AAP offers classes across four sites: Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD; Washington, D.C., Center near Dupont Circle; Montgomery County Campus in Rockville, MD; and online.
All programs are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.