Food Science Technology | Butler Community College

Food Science Technology

Food Science Technology students show off food computer near Wichita at Butler Community College

Food Science Technology

Butler’s Food Science Technologies program teaches you will learn how raw agricultural products are converted into processed foods. Whether these foods go directly from industry to table, or to the freezer or can, these products must undergo basic food science technology, including biological, chemical and engineering principles. Learn your food science foundation in two years and take these principles anywhere.

Estimated tuition for Food Science Technology = $10,020**

**This includes two years of tuition based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 60 credit hours, estimated fees, and estimated books. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific degree path.

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The graph below illustrates local salaries based on a career path related to this degree. Each career path varies as does the necessary training required.* For further information, connect with your program’s lead instructor.

Food Scientists and Technologists

$37.12 hourly wage
82 annual job openings

474 Food Scientists and Technologists are currently employed in Kansas.

*Salaries will vary based on degree level obtained and years of experience. The accuracy of EMSI data is deemed reliable but not guaranteed by Butler Community College and is subject to change.