Rowan College at Gloucester County

Food Science

fruit, vegetables and other foods

Food science is the study of the physical, biological and chemical makeup of edible items. Professionals in this field apply scientific principles to improve safety, nutrition, wholesomeness and availability of food. The coursework in this program enables students to acquire new knowledge and skills to develop, process, preserve, package and store foods according to industry and government standards.


Program Options​

  • Allergen A​wareness for Food Processors
  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (​HACCP) Certification
  • HACCP Annual Reassessment
  • Food Protection and Bioterrorism
  • Traceability and Record Keeping for the Food Processing Plant
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Sensory Evaluation for Quality Control
  • ServSafe® Alcohol & Food Manager Training
  • Serv​Safe® Certification Exam


For More Information

Call 856-415-2216