Why Choose UW–Madison Department of Food Science?
The UW—Madison Department of Food Science has been part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for more than 100 years, instructing generations of food science and industry leaders. With a job placement rate of nearly 100%, our distinguished faculty provide students with an exciting and challenging curriculum that equips graduates with the skills to succeed in today’s global economy. UW Food Scientists impact society by developing sustainable practices and helping people access wholesome food.
There are a variety of clubs and extracurriculars within the Department, each one offering unique experiences and opportunities for professional and personal growth:
- Dairy Product Judging Team
- Food Science Club
- Phi Tau Sigma
We Prepare Graduates
The Food Industry is a fast-paced, competitive, and growing sector of the global economy. The Department of Food Science prepares graduates to contribute to a variety of areas in this exciting professional field. With nearly 100% job placement, our graduates are equipped to compete and succeed in a modern global economy.