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Bachelor of Science in Food Technology

The Bachelor of Science in Food Technology (BSFT) is a four-year degree program in the Philippines that will train you in applying principles of science and other related fields in the handling, preparation, processing, packaging, storage, and distribution of food to ensure that they remain safe and nutritious.

Some examples of courses that you may take while enrolled in this program include:

  • Food Processing
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Analysis
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Packaging and Labeling
  • Food Laws
  • Food Engineering
  • Food Quality Assurance
  • Food Safety
  • Sensory Evaluation
  • Environmental Management for Food Industries
  • Basic Business Management
  • Methods of Research in Food Science and Technology
  • Post-harvest Handling Technology
  • Quantitative Chemistry
  • Qualitative Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • General Biochemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Statistics
  • Physics

In addition to taking the subjects mentioned above, you may also undergo a minimum of 300 hours of On-the-Job Training at manufacturing companies, food service establishments, research centers, and government agencies involved in the handling and regulation of food and other related products such as the Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and the Department of Health (DOH).


Qualified graduates of BS Food Technology can find employment as any of the following:

  • Researcher
  • Food Scientist
  • Nutritionist
  • Food Technologist
  • Food Safety Officer
  • Dietary Technician
  • Microbiologist
  • Chemical Specialist for Food
  • Commissary Officer
  • Savoury Application Technologist
  • Food Laboratory Technician

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  1. i thought this is online based education. how can i avail it im already working abroad.

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