Meat Culinology, Undergraduate Certificate
Undergraduate Certificate in Meat Culinology
Why Pursue This Program
The online Meat Culinology, Undergraduate Certificate is based on the scientific approach to understanding food processing/preparation and rooted in the expertise of University researchers and faculty members.
The University of Nebraska—Lincoln is the first institution to develop a meat culinology certificate program.
Students choose the program to:
- Gain an edge in the competitive workforce
- Become a valuable asset for your employer
- Receive certificate of completion of HACCP coursework
- Gain more earning potential in the field
- Become a meat culinologist
- Interact with highly qualified faculty and professionals
The Meat Culinology, Undergraduate Certificate was designed by faculty who understand that food industry professionals are busy. The program is offered online, which allows students the opportunity to advance their education and career by learning more about culinology, particularly the proper handling and preparation paramount to the success of a meal and a food establishment.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for head chefs, cooks, and other culinary specialists is on the rise. The agency has gathered the numbers and determined that the field will grow by an estimated 9 percent between 2014 and 2024. Based on this growth, it is estimated that there will be about 11,300 more jobs. This growth is faster than the average in the nation which is 7 percent.
What's it like to take a program online?
Quality learning experience
The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.
Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.
Service you expect from a leading University
Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.