The Food Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Graduate Certificate is ideal for those who are currently seeking or currently working in industries and careers such as

  • compliance specialist,
  • dairy products quality assurance,
  • health and nutrition,
  • food and beverage quality assurance,
  • food chemist,
  • food microbiologist,
  • food regulatory services,
  • food safety technician,
  • food toxicologist,
  • regulatory agency scientist and
  • quality assurance.

Career OpportunitiesĀ 

Alumni and current students of the Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance graduate program can join the job postings listserv to gain access to current career opportunities.

Career Night
Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance hosts an annual career night for students to meet with representatives from at least a dozen actively hiring companies. The evening features presentations on topics for breaking into the industry and gaining employment, such as interviewing tips and resume writing.

Students are also encouraged to speak with Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance faculty about their professional goals and ambitions.


Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Food Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Certificate (Graduate) may include the following examples.


Median Salary*

Agricultural Inspectors


Construction & Building Inspectors


Environmental Compliance Inspectors


Financial Examiners


Regulatory Affairs Managers


Transportation Vehicle, Equipment & Systems Inspectors


* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).