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Schmid College of Science and Technology

» Joint Master of Science in Food Science and Master of Business Administration

This unique joint degree program offered by Chapman University will prepare you to lead in the exciting and rewarding food industry, which has a strong demand for qualified food scientists with management skills. You’ll be ready to step into leadership roles at a variety of companies, from industry startups to well-established corporations. In conjunction with the Argyros School of Business and Economics, the Schmid College of Science and Technology offers a joint program leading to both MBA and MS in Food Science degrees.  

You’ll benefit from:

  • A relevant mix of theoretical and application-based coursework.
  • An MBA program ranked in the top 100 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Convenient evening classes and personalized student service.
  • Small classes maximizing interaction with faculty.
  • Excellent job placement and extensive internship opportunities..
  • Chapman’s Southern California location, home to the largest concentration of food companies in the state.

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Prerequisites and Program Requirements

Offered at a full-time and part-time pace, the program requires acceptance into both the MBA program in the Argyros School of Business and Economics and the MS in Food Science in the Schmid College of Science and Technology.

Students must satisfy the minimum requirements for each degree program including course requirements, residency, and other requirements listed in the Graduate Catalog.  The dual degree program requires the completion of 69 total credits (as opposed to 81 credits if the two degrees are sought separately and outside the joint program).  Check the graduate catalog for complete details.