Last Call for Fall 2017 MPS Applications

The deadline for applying to the Fall 2017 class of Cal Poly’s MPS in Dairy Products Technology program is here.

In order to be considered, applicants must submit their online applications by midnight Saturday, April 1.

Applicants who meet the April 1 deadline will have until May 1 to complete their application files. Documents needed by May 1 include transcripts, letters of recommendation, and GRE scores.

The Master of Professional Studies in Dairy Products Technology is a one-year Master’s program that trains students for management and leadership roles in the growing international dairy foods industry. Food or dairy experience is not required. The program has a high placement record with numerous industry-leading companies. Starting salaries for our graduates average $65,000 – 75,000 (higher for engineers).


  • The program seeks a few more students for the fall class
  • Financial assistance may be available
  • Our graduates are in high demand from Fortune 500 and large private companies
  • Our one-year Master’s program includes a paid internship that covers around half the cost of tuition

Keep your options open by submitting your application now. No commitment is needed until August. Start the process by sending your resume to me at

Need more information?

Visit or call, email, or text me anytime. I will answer your questions and help you decide whether the MPS program is a good fit. I can also connect you with past and current students, faculty members, and industry executives.

We hope to see your application!

Tom Photo 2015Tom Johnson. Program Manager
MPS in Dairy Products Technology
(970) 215-3459 cell