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Milling Science and Management

Milling science graduates have a lot to offer. The curriculum gives students a broad, comprehensive university education that prepares them to make complicated management decisions required in the milling and allied industries. Graduates find stable employment, high salaries, and opportunities for rapid career advancement.

Student profile

Student Profile:Cory

"What I like the most about majoring in milling science is the classroom experience. Small class sizes and hands-on activities provide a great environment and help milling students get to know each another. I’m learning about equipment I will use in the field as well as techniques and practices that will help me in my career."

Cory Thyfault
Hays, Kansas


Professional Opportunities

Students with a degree in Milling Science and Management are prepared for careers as

  • Millers,
  • mill engineers,
  • production managers,
  • production trainees,
  • quality control specialists,
  • commodity traders,
  • system designers.

Degree Options

Milling Science and Management

View the milling science and management curriculum guide (pdf)

Students majoring in milling science have two options: operations and chemistry. Those who select operations are exposed to high technology milling courses to prepare them to manage such operations. The chemistry option emphasizes biochemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, and chemical analysis courses that prepare graduates to assume research positions.