Food Sciences (MS)
Graduate Chair

     Soojin Jun, PhD
Agricultural Sciences 302F
1955 East West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
p: (808) 956-8283
f: (808)-956-4024 


Food Science Graduate Studies


Student must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours, including:

  • At least 18 credit hours of course work, at least 12 credits numbered 600-798, excluding credits in FSHN 699 Directed Reading and Research and FSHN 700 Thesis Research.
  • Two credits of FSHN 699 Directed Reading and Research
  • Ten credits of FSHN 700 Thesis Research with at least 1 credit taken in the final semester.
  • Two credits of FSHN 681 Departmental Seminar
  • One credit in FSHN 701 Topics in Food Science
Both options require passing an oral candidacy exam to advance to candidacy for the MS degree, and a final examination based on the thesis (Plan A) or Directed Reading and Research (Plan B).  All students are also required to have one semester of teaching assistant experience either as a paid TA, or by participating in a graduate student instructional experience.

HNFAS Department

1955 East West Road
AgSci 216

Honolulu, HI 96822

phone: 808-956-7095

fax: 808-956-4024


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