Master of Science in Food Safety Regulation

Master of Science in Food Safety Regulation

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$46,750

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What you will learn

Access to safe, healthy food is one of our most basic needs. Consumers rely on skilled professionals to oversee our food supply from seed to shipment, from farm to table, and from oven to package. Program Overview The average household spends 13% of its annual budget on food. About 11% of total jobs in the United States—and 14% of manufacturing jobs—are in the food and agriculture industry. Food safety regulation is undoubtedly crucial to public health. To protect people from foodborne illness and other hazards, food safety regulation specialists set and enforce standards, provide professional training and consumer education, and track and report recalls and outbreaks. A Closer Look at Food Safety Regulation Food safety regulation is a broad field covering everything from agriculture, imports, and food production to college cafeterias, food trucks, and vending machines. Here are just a few examples of processes you’d find inspected or monitored: Seed selection Fertilization Pest control Harvesting Storage and transport Food processing and production Labeling and advertising Handling, preparing, and serving A variety of government agencies are responsible for setting (and enforcing) food safety standards, including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Advance Your Career in Food Safety Regulation A master’s degree in Food Safety Regulation will prepare you for administration, scientific, or leadership positions, including: Food safety regulatory specialist Food safety manager/director Food safety consultant Consumer safety officer/technician Health communications manager Quality assurance technician/manager Plant quality and safety manager Science advisor Food scientist/R&D scientist Director of food services/dining operations You can start or advance your food safety regulation career somewhere like the FDA, USDA, EPA, or within a state or local department of health. Food-related trade and professional organizations may also offer a variety of relevant career options. Expand Your Knowledge The MS in Food Safety Regulation degree can also serve as a foundation for law school or advanced studies in public health. Or it could allow you to take existing health, production, research, legal, or life sciences career in a new direction. Study on Your Terms You don’t need to relocate or rearrange your work schedule to earn a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University. Our MS in Food Safety Regulation program is available 100% online.

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From Plant to Cup: Brew an Amazing Cup of Coffee
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Go behind-the-scenes with celebrated California roaster Blue Bottle for a one-hour class on sourcing, brewing, and tasting everyone's favorite bean. From the plant to your cup, Michael Phillips brings every lesson to life while also offering options — giving you a process for making a simple cup or going the distance with pro equipment. Filmed on location at Blue Bottle's original roastery and cupping room, this class is designed to be both enjoyable while also deepening your knowledge of coffee in everyday life. From your morning ritual to even hosting your own coffee tasting at home, these insights will come alive in your own
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1 hour
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Online

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Wine Tasting: Sensory Techniques for Wine Analysis
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With its roots in ancient cultures as early as 6,000 BC, wine has long been part of the human experience. Today, increasing worldwide interest in wine and its complexities and varieties has created an international market valued at $304 billion annually. For the learner who is just getting started in the study of wine, this course will help you take the first steps toward understanding the physiological process of wine tasting. The first module will explore types of wine and help you set up your own tasting. You’ll also begin to build a sensory vocabulary. In module 2 you will review classic wine types of the world and set up flights of specific wines. Later we’ll examine the various faults and defects that can appear in wine as well as techniques for spotting problems. In week 4 we’ll delve into the complex world of wine and food pairings, and its “seven deadly sins.” The course will culminate in a peer review project in which you will apply the knowledge and sensory techniques you have developed throughout the course to assess a specific wine.
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14 hours
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Online

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Food Photography: Shooting at Restaurants
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Learn to make a dish look as great as it tastes. In this 30-minute class, freelance food photographer Daniel Krieger (New York Times, Eater.com, and more) reveals how he styles and shoots food both on the job and when he's out on his own. Each bite-sized video lesson covers his gear, ordering, shooting in daylight, and the images that make his portfolio stand out. Whether you use a DSLR or iPhone camera (or both), you'll love watching Daniel's gorgeous images come to life — and then creating your own.
Duration
34 minutes
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