Michigan State University Online Food Safety Program provides continuing education

The Michigan State University Online Food Safety Program is providing opportunities to for continuing education without the commitment of a degree. They are offering an on-campus Executive Education event and online Non-Credit Courses for the varying needs of professionals within the food safety industry. 

Executive Education
The on-campus Executive Education program brings food safety experts together for an innovative discussion on how to create a food safety culture within the workplace. This two-day discussion set for June 14-16 will be facilitated by Frank Yiannas, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response and MSU adjunct faculty member. The program will also include a guest lecture by food safety attorney Bill Marler, managing partner for Marler Clark LLP PS and publisher of Food Safety News.

Attendees and speakers will engage in conversations on how to create a food safety culture in the workplace using reflective tools to determine how behavior change can influence an organization.

According to the event’s description, this is an opportunity for participants to gain pivotal insight into the ever-changing food safety environment and receive invaluable networking connections with industry and regulatory executives from around the world.

You can find more information or register for the program here.

Non-credit courses
The MSU Online Food Safety Program also provides non-credit master’s level short courses for anyone interested in learning about a new topic or in need of a refresher. These courses are taught at the graduate level with material provided by MSU instructors.

Upon completion of a short course, students earn a Certificate of Participation and those who complete the course with a score of 90 percent or higher earn a Certificate of Mastery.

Courses are 100 percent online, self-paced, and flexible for working professionals.

There are no application or prerequisite degrees required. Those interested can find more information and see a full list of courses here.

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