Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences


Food Sciences (MS)
Graduate Chair

 Yong Li, PhD
Agricultural Sciences 302C
1955 East West Road
Honolulu, HI    96822
p: (808) 956-6408
f: (808)-956-4024 


Food Science Graduate Studies


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

  • At least 18 credit hours of course work must be in courses numbered 600-798, excluding FSHN 699 Directed Reading and Research.
  • Six to nine credits of FSHN 699 Directed Reading and Research
  • 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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