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*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission criteria

Fall deadline: April 30
Spring deadline: October 31
Summer deadline: January 31

Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated MS program in Food and Hospitality Systems, a student must:

  • be in one of these undergraduate programs: Food Science and Nutrition, Hospitality Management, and Agricultural Systems Technology
  • Have completed at least 90 credit hours toward a bachelor’s degree
  • Have a 3.2 GPA overall with a 3.5 or greater GPA in FHS track-related required courses

Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application.

For the Food and Hospitality Systems Program

Please upload the following application materials into the Graduate School online application:

  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Personal statement: elaborating the reason for applicant’s interest in Food and Hospitality Systems
  • Resume
  • 2 letters of recommendation filled out through the Graduate School application: Both letters of recommendation must be from academic sources (professor of a course, faculty advisor, faculty research supervisor) and must address the applicant’s academic abilities and potential as a graduate student.