Admission Requirements for the Food Safety and Defense Graduate Certificate Program
To qualify for admission into the food safety and defense graduate certificate program, students must meet requirements of the K-State Graduate School which include:
- A bachelor of science degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), or GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of coursework.
- English proficiency requirements (for applicants whose native language is not English): minimum score of 79 for iBT TOEFL (internet based), 550 for TOEFL (PBT), 6.5 for IELTS, or 58 for Pearson Test of English (PTE).
- Must have completed the following pre-requisite courses:
- Biology, Botany, or Zoology
- Organic chemistry
- Must reside within the U.S. or Canada.
- Currently, only students who reside within the United States or Canada are eligible for admission into the online Food Safety and Defense Graduate Certificate program.
Application submission for the fall semester is April 15, and application submission for the spring semester is Sept. 15. This means that all transcripts, application fees and any other requirements must be completed and received by these dates.
Please note: It takes at least four to six weeks for an application to be processed once all application materials have been received by the university.
View admission details, transcript information and apply for the program through the K-State Graduate School application process.