Certified Food Scientist Preparatory Course Online
Certified Food Scientist Preparatory Course Online
CFS Prep Materials Food Sciences
10.00 CH
10.00 CH

An optional online course for those preparing to take the CFS Exam and earn their Certified Food Scientist credential. Participants also have access to practice exam questions and an interactive online community.

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Meeting Details :

The CFS Prep Course is an optional online course for those preparing to take the CFS Exam and obtain their Certified Food Scientist (CFS) credential. This course offers participants access to video presentations with expert instructors, a series of practice tests, a note-taking tool, and our interactive online community, IFT Connect.

This online course is compatible with mobile devices.

Important Note: purchasing or completing this course does not affect eligibility to take the CFS exam. Those interested in also taking the CFS exam are encouraged to view eligibility requirements here or email [email protected].

The CFS Prep Course Modules reflect the eight content domains covered on the CFS Exam:

  • Food Chemistry & Food Analysis
  • Food Engineering
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Safety
  • Product Development: Concept Development, Prototype Design & Testing, Product Optimization, Implementation & Commercialization
  • Quality Assurance & Quality Control
  • Regulatory
  • Sensory Evaluation & Consumer Testing

Here's what previous participants have to say about the course:
"The course was an excellent way to kick start my CFS exam preparation. The references cited during the course and community discussions have helped me not only to prepare for the CFS exam but also to take a professional/holistic approach to solving problems in food science." - Shiva Garimella, CFS

"The CFS Prep Course not only jump-started my preparation, it got me excited about studying again for food science. Earning the CFS certification formally recognizes all of the experience, knowledge, and dedication that contribute to a successful career in the food industry today. I am both elated and humbled to join an elite group of professionals." - Paul Rockwell, CFS

"The course was incredibly helpful. I definitely think anyone who wants to take the exam should take the Prep Course." - Hannah Gray, CFS

Course Instructors:
Ellen Bradley, CFS
John Coupland, CFS
Dave Evanson, CFS,
Marianne Gillette, CFS
Eric Greenberg, Esq.
Ken Hsu, CFS
David Smith, CFS
Yanyun Zhao, CFS

Continuing Education Credits and Contact Hours:
The CFS Prep Course Online Course= 10 CH
Current Certified Food Scientist (CFS) Certificants may claim 1 recertification contact hour (CH) per hour of food science content by participating in this eLearning program.
IFT is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider (IN141) with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Commission on Dietetic Registration. Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians may receive continuing professional education units for participation in this eLearning program.

Upon completion of any online course, you will be able to view and print a personalized Certificate of Completion.

You will have access to the content, practice tests, and CFS Prep Course Group in IFT Connect for one year from the date of purchase.

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