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Finding Food Solutions

Welcome to the dynamic world of food science at Virginia Tech! Embark on a journey through a field where science, innovation, and practical application converge to shape the future of food. Our programs are crafted to ignite your passion for food while equipping you with cutting-edge knowledge and hands-on experience. Discover how you can contribute to global food solutions and security and become a leader in industry, academia, and government.

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Explore Food Science


Explore the essentials of food science in our bachelor's program at Virginia Tech. Dive into key scientific disciplines, engage in hands-on lab work, and benefit from internships. Our program prepares you to address vital food system challenges with expertise and innovation.

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Deepen Your Expertise


Our graduate programs in food science foster expertise through research and advanced studies in food safety, technology, and policy. Customize your learning path and emerge as a skilled professional ready to impact the food industry or academia.

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