The Food Industry Management Program offers courses emphasizing leadership and management aspects of the food industry. Completion of the program is acknowledged by a Food Industry Management Certificate awarded by the University.
To qualify for admission and a scholarship grant for the food industry management program, students must be currently employed in a management position in the food retailing, wholesaling or manufacturing industry and recommended by their employer. Also, they must have completed at least 64 undergraduate units (or have completed a bachelor's degree) with an academic standing adequate for admission to USC.
To earn a certificate students must complete 18 required units during this one-semester program.