UGA Specific Information for Food Industry Marketing and Administration

The value of the food processing industry is about a hundred billion dollars in the United States alone, a value that is approximately four times larger than the next largest manufacturing industry. Food Industry Marketing and Administration is a major that concentrates on promoting food whether it's a small cattle operation selling grass-fed beef, a large retail food store, or a brewery with a new pale ale. This 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. 

Class of 2019 Career Outcomes for Food Industry Marketing and Administration*

** Includes Self-Employed

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The industries that hire Food Industry Marketing and Administration majors include the food industry, sales and marketing departments, wholesale and distribution centers, or retail management.

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The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2019 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

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Chick-fil-A Manager/Propel Program
Terrapin Field Marketing Associate
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*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring...," "Job Titles of...," "Career Outcomes for...," and "Graduate/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2019 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.


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