Now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 School Year

Cal Poly’s Master of Professional Studies in Dairy Products Technology program  is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year.

If you think you might be who a good fit for our program, please contact me as soon as possible. We seek 15 qualified students for the 2014 cohort and will begin reviewing applications in the coming weeks.

To learn more, please visit http://mpsdairy.calpoly.edu/application.html or call me at (805) 756-6148.

Good luck!

Tom Johnson, Program Manager
Master of Professional Studies in Dairy Products Technology

MPS Facility construction coming along

Today I toured the MPS program’s facility construction site with Bruce Golden, head of Cal Poly’s Dairy Science department. The structure is an addition to the Leprino Foods Dairy Innovation Institute, located on the northwest corner of the Cal Poly campus.

MPS Construction

Through the dust and debris, we were able to discern the bones of a world-class teaching facility. The centerpiece of the facility is an instruction lab that will feature benches and hoods, moveable worktables, and high tech communications equipment. The lab’s proximity to the existing dairy processing area will open up unparalleled learning opportunities.

Just down the hall from the instruction center is my new office. My windows will look out at Bishop Peak and the picturesque valley below. We’re fortunate to have such a beautiful place to work and learn together.

Construction is coming along, and as far as we’re concerned, it can’t conclude soon enough. The folks in charge assure us the building will be ready in time for our program kickoff this fall.

If you’re interested in joining us, make sure to submit your application soon. We’ve begun reviewing applications and will soon set about assembling the program’s inaugural class!

Best wishes for a rewarding career,

Tom Johnson, Program Manager
Master of Professional Studies in Dairy Products Technology