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Illinois Institute of Technology

Institute for Food Safety and Health

Bedford Park, IL

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Illinois Institute of Technology

Overview

Illinois Institute of Technology / Institute for Food Safety and Health is located in Bedford Park, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Food Process Engineering (MFPE) Food process engineering
Master of Science (MS) Food safety and technology
Master of Science (MS) Food process engineering
Master of Food Safety and Technology (MFST) Food safety and technology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 42
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum score 304)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

236
Applied
108
Accepted
59
Enrolled
46%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum score 304)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

160
Total Graduate Students
85%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.63%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 5%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Microbial food safety and security, food virology, interfacial colloidal phenomena, development of DNA-based methods for detection, differentiation and tracking of food borne pathogens in food systems and environment, appetite and obesity management and vascular disease
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Moffett Campus
6502 South Archer Road
Bedford Park, IL  60501-1957
United States
Contact Dr. Robert E. Brackett
Vice President and Director
Email: rbrackett@iit.edu
Phone: 708-563-1533

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