Learn Online Update your skills, get the latest insights into changes impacting your career, and earn contact hours for CFS recertification.


IFT’s live and on-demand webcasts offer bite-size eLearning opportunities in a wide range of food science and technology topics.

Continuing Education Credit

IFT’s food science-related webcasts and online courses qualify for Certified Food Scientist (CFS) recertification contact hours (CH). CFS Certificants may claim 1 CH per hour of food science content. For more information on CFS recertification requirements, visit http://www.ift.org/certification/certificants/recertification.aspx

IFT is a continuing professional education provider (IN141) with the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics’ (AND) Commission on Dietetic Registration. Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians may claim  1 CPE per hour of learning.

Short Course, Online Course and Webcast Proposal Form 

Have an idea for an educational program at IFT? Complete this form and submit it to eoconnell@ift.org. We accept proposals on a rolling basis throughout the year.
Certified Food Scientist (CFS) Preparatory Course ONLINE

IFT’s mobile-friendly online course for candidates preparing to take the CFS Exam. Learn more