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2022-23 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-23 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional Science, Fermentation Science Concentration, M.S.


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Saeed Foroudastan, Director
Master of Science in Professional Science Program
(615) 494-7618
Saeed.Foroudastan@mtsu.edu

For more information about the Fermentation Science concentration, contact:
Tony Johnston, Program Advisor/Coordinator
Fermentation Science Concentration
(615) 898-2421
Tony.Johnston@mtsu.edu

Suzanne Hicks, Internship Graduate Coordinator
Master of Science in Professional Science Program
(615) 904-8581
Suzanne.Hicks@mtsu.edu

The Fermentation Science concentration in the Master of Science in Professional Science degree emphasizes the skills and experience that will prepare the next generation of professionals for the broad range of industries that employ fermentation to create end products, including the food, chemical, pharmaceutical, and water treatment industries.

Please see undergraduate catalog for information regarding undergraduate programs.

Admission Requirements


Admission to the Master of Science in Professional Science with a concentration in Fermentation Science requires

  1. an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in a relevant field such as agriculture, biology, brewing science, chemistry, food science, and microbiology and a commitment to developing the necessary analytic and program management skills and expertise required of today’s fermentation professional;
  2. basic competency in word processing, electronic mail, library retrieval systems, presentation graphics, spreadsheets, and databases.

Application Procedures


All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.

Applicant must

  1. submit application with the appropriate application fee (online at www.mtsu.edu/graduate/apply.php/). Once this initial application has been accepted, the applicant will receive directions on how to enter the graduate portal to be able to submit other materials.
  2. submit official transcripts from all collegiate institutions attended;
  3. submit three letters of reference;
  4. submit an official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) report. A composite GRE score of 286 is expected.

Degree Requirements


The Master of Science in Professional Science with a concentration in Fermentation Science requires completion of 36-37 semester hours.

Curriculum: Professional Science, Fermentation Science


The following illustrates the minimum coursework requirements.

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