Oregon State University - Department of Food Science & Technology is one of the nation's oldest established programs. Their world-class faculty, research and facilites prepare students to become industry leaders.OSU's Dairy Foods program supports education, research, outreach, work force development, technical assistance to processors and new product innovation. This program places an emphasis on hands on learning for students through undergraduate and graduate research projects, work in the OSU Creamery and through industry internships. Students are passionate about the dairy industry and go on to fruitful careers across the dairy ecosystem.OSU's research spans diverse topics including food safety and quality, sustainable processing and byproduct utilization, consumer science, human microbiome, nutrition and dairy chemistry. This program offers an over $2 million research budget for graduates and undergraduates.There are five core faculty members and eleven extended team faculty members spanning from farm to post processing.A $20 million pilot plant renovation of the Arbuthnot Dairy Center is currently slated for completion in 2023.