Food Industry Marketing and Administration

The Food Industry Marketing and Administration major will prepare students for jobs in the management of organizations in the food processing, wholesale, and retail sectors. Students will receive general economic and business training and knowledge of the food industry and the processes and standard operations involved in the food processing, restaurant, and food retailing sectors. By combining courses in agricultural economics, agribusiness, and food science, graduates of this program will be uniquely qualified for managerial jobs in this large and growing sector of the economy.

More information about required classes and available electives can always be found at the UGA Bulletin.

Career Opportunities

Approximately 15% of the jobs in Georgia and nationally are in the broadly defined sector of food processing, wholesaling, and retailing. These jobs include those in food processing facilities, restaurants, grocery stores, and specialty food operations.

Scholarship Opportunities

Several scholarships are available to Food Industry Marketing and Administration majors through the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Agricultural and Applied Economics Department. Information about these scholarships can be obtained from Jo Anne Norris in 301 Conner Hall or at