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Meat Science Certificate

Do You Want to Improve Product Quality and Meat Safety?

The Department of Animal Sciences offers a certificate in Meat Science to undergraduate students majoring in Animal Science. This certificate prepares students for a career that requires specialized training in meat processing technology, product quality, microbiology and meat safety or for advanced studies in Meat Science or Food Safety.

Where You’ll Find Us

Teaching at ARDEC.

Agricultural Research & Development Center

Work directly with crops and livestock at this research and teaching complex — one of nine around the state.

Working at JBS Global Food Innovation center.

JBS Global Food Innovation Center in Honor of Gary and Kay Smith

Operate food supply equipment and process food in this state-of-the-art laboratory. Food is sold at the on-campus Where Food Comes From Market.

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Related Interests

  • Agriculture
  • Science
  • Animal Biology
  • Nutrition
  • Genetics
  • Food Safety
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Related Careers

  • Branded Beef Companies
  • Breed Organizations
  • Cooperative Extension
  • Dairy Farms 
  • Feed Companies
  • Feedlots
  • Livestock Service Organizations
  • Meat Scientist
  • Pharmaceutical Firms
  • Ranches 
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Department Advisor

Dr. Noa Roman-Muniz

For more information, contact Dr. Noa Roman-Muniz, Director of Undergraduate Programs for the Department of Animal Sciences.