Master of Science Regulatory Affairs of Food and Food Industries

 Total Quarter Hours: 45-47


Required Core Courses (27 q.h.)

RFA 6100 Introduction to Regulatory Affairs of Food and Food Industries 3 q.h.
RFA 6110 From Farm to Family Table: Understanding the Food Regulatory Life Cycle 3 q.h.
RFA 6120 Economic and Social Aspects of Food 3 q.h.
RFA 6130 Food Law in the United States 3 q.h.
RFA 6200 Comparing U.S. Regulatory Systems and Agencies  3 q.h. 
RFA 6220 Food Safety and Surveillance: Concepts and Applications 3 q.h. 
RFA 6225  Introduction to Food Science  3 q.h. 
RFA 6235 Regulatory Differences and Similarities: An International Investigation  3 q.h.
RFA 6300 Capstone: Regulatory Affairs of Food  3 q.h. 

Elective Courses

Regulatory Processes (6 q.h.)

Choose two regulatory process elective courses:

RFA 6205 Key Submissions for Food Regulatory Affairs 3 q.h.
RFA 6210 Food Safety and Modernization 3 q.h.
RFA 6215 Risk Analysis and Hazard Analysis in the Food Industry 3 q.h.
RFA 6230 The Scientific, Social, and Commercial Aspects of Genetically Modified Foods 3 q.h.

Business and Marketing (6-7 q.h.)

Choose two business and marketing elective courses:

RFA 6310 Food Across International Borders: The International Food Trade 3 q.h.
RFA 6315 From Farm to Dinner Table: The Industrialization and Commercialization of Food  3 q.h.
RFA 6350 Political, Social, and Economic Influences on Food Law, Regulation, and Policy 3 q.h.
NTR 6155 Nutrition Entrepreneurship   3 q.h.
NTR 6165 Food and Society  4 q.h.
COP 6940

Personal and Career Development

3 q.h. 
INT 6943

Integrative Experiential Learning

3 q.h.  

 COP 6940 or INT 6943 may only count toward one of the business and marketing elective courses.  

International Food Regulations (6-7 q.h.)

Choose two international food regulations elective courses:

RFA 6410 Landmark Changes in International Food Policy 3 q.h.
RGA 6411 International Surveillance and Regulation of Food  3 q.h.
RFA 6430 Food Safety and Commercialization in Emerging Economies  3 q.h.
GST 6350 Global Economics of Food and Agriculture  4 q.h.


Total Quarter Hours: 45-47  


Quick Info

  • 47 Quarter Hours
  • $31,208.00 total tuition
    (Based on 2016-2017 tuition rate)
  • Full-time years to completion: 2 years
    Part-time years to completion: 3 years