The FSQA program provides advanced, career-oriented education and training for university graduates. This program is popular with both recent graduates and those already working in industry or government.
FSQA graduates work in industry and government positions, applying knowledge of total-quality management, food safety management systems, risk analysis, detection, epidemiology and control of food borne pathogens, food policy development and Canadian and international food law.
The MSc FSQA is a three semester (12 month) course-based program consisting of online and on campus courses and a major research project.
Food Safety and Quality Control Manager
Food Inspector/Food Safety Evaluator
Public Health Food Safety Specialist
Food Safety Analyst
Consultant to the Food Industry
Expected September 2020
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East,
N1G 2W1, Canada
A BSc honours degree with courses in food science, nutrition, public health or other related field. Applicants with a Bachelor of Technology, Engineering in food science or a degree in veterinary medicine may also be accepted.
The FSQA graduate level courses require a background in food science or a closely related field.
English Language Proficiency
Canadian Academic English Language Test (CAEL) - 70
International English Language Testing System (Academic) (IELTS) - 6.5
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) - 85
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE-A) Note: A minimum score of 60 must be achieved in each individual component - 60
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT)) Note: A minimum score of 21 must be achieved in each of the four categories (listening, speaking, reading, writing) – 89