Alabama A&M Food Science (M.S., Ph.D.)

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Alabama A&M Food Science (M.S., Ph.D.)

Department of Food and Animal Sciences


The Department of Food and Animal Sciences undertakes, in the land-grant tradition, teaching, research and extension functions in food and animal sciences. The Department is student-centered and dedicated to the pursuit of higher education and professional development of students, staff and faculty and pursuit of excellence through teamwork and partnerships.  The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

The College of Agricultural, Life and Natural Sciences currently has a total of five (5) departments, including Military Science (ROTC).  The four (4) remaining departments offer excellent academic programs, including instructional and experiential learning.

The Departments are:

»   Biological & Environmental Sciences

»  Community & Regional Planning

»  Family & Consumer Sciences (3 areas)

–  Apparel, Merchandising & Design

–  Human Development & Family Studies

–  Nutrition & Hospitality Management

»   Food & Animal Sciences

To garner more information on program offerings and/or career options, we invite you to visit the department links above.

Please visit the below links to learn more about our degree programs:

Food Science NEW Animal Bio-Health Sciences NEW
Faculty ​Scholarships !!!
Staff Faculty Resources
Research Industry Partnerships
Graduate Studies ​Student Resources
Graduate Students Undergraduate Curriculum
Department Activities Kellogg and Cargill Scholars.pdf


Martha Verghese, Ph.D.

Professor & Chair

Campus Location

Carver Complex

P: 256.372.4175

F: 256.372.5432

Mailing Address

Department of Food & Animal Sciences

Alabama A&M University

P.O. Box 1628

Normal AL 35762



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