The food marketing department at Saint Joseph's University is led by faculty experts who have worked full-time in the food industry and have practical, first-hand experience. Saint Joseph’s University’s unique food marketing program is one of the first of its kind.
What Is a Food Marketing Major?
Food marketing majors will have the opportunity to learn about important issues from faculty who inform and influence the food marketing industry and public policy sectors. You will be able to take advantage of the University's strong ties to the food industry for job opportunities after graduation.
Food Marketing Resources and Facilities
While on campus, you will have access to state-of-the-art facilities like the Campbell Collection in Post Learning Commons — one of the largest repositories of food industry information in the world. You will also have access to proprietary databases such as Mintel, Planet Retail and Nielsen.
Ways to Study Food Marketing
You can pursue a food marketing major, one of our largest, or complete a minor in food marketing. The minor is also available to students who are majoring in another discipline.
What Can I Do with a Degree in Food Marketing?
Saint Joseph's University food marketing graduates move on to job placements with major companies including:
- Johnson & Johnson
- Mars, Incorporated
- E & J Gallo
- The Hershey Company
- Bayer Consumer Care
- Whole Foods Market
- Stop & Shop
Many graduates also move on to supply companies and advertising and consulting agencies.
How Will Saint Joseph’s University Prepare Me for a Career in Food Marketing?
As a food marketing major, students are granted opportunities to travel to major food conferences such as:
- The National Grocers Association in Las Vegas
- Private Label Manufacturers Association in Chicago
- International Dairy Deli Bakery (IDDBA) show in New Orleans
- The Produce Marketing Association
Attending these highly regarded food conferences offers real-world experiences and insights into the industry. It also provides a platform to network with industry leaders who can help secure successful careers.
Continue Your Education in Food Marketing
Saint Joseph's offers a variety of graduate options to help undergraduates further develop their skills in marketing after graduation to help guide and advance their careers, including our one-of-a-kind Food Marketing MBA or Food Marketing M.S.