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The Graduate Program in Agroindustrial Science and Technology (PPGCTA) was created in 1983. The first class of students started in 1985 when it was accredited by CAPES as a Masters program, and since 2000 has a PhD track.
To train qualified professionals in Agroindustrial Science and Technology at Masters and PhD levels, with outstanding competencies in generating knowledge and social well being.
Students enrolled in the PPGCTA receive scholarships from CAPES, CNPq and other partners.
The profile of PPGCTA students, renewed annually with around 45 applicants for the Masters program and 25 for the PhD, is composed of professionals from the following areas: Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Food Chemistry, Food Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Nutritional Science, Pharmacy, Veterinary, and, Viticulture and Enology.
The follow up with PPGCTA graduates indicates the program mission has been accomplished, considering that on average: a) 92 % work in the area from which they graduated; b) 71% of Masters graduates continue on to PhD programs; c) 47% of graduates work at Colleges and Universities; d) 29% work in research and/or Agroindustrial enterprises; e) 21% work at private companies and/or are self-employed; and, f) 3% work in other areas.
Course offer in English2017/04/17 - 15h04m
The coordination of the PPGCTA informs interested students that the discipline Metabolic Biochemistry in Food, offered by Prof. Fábio Chaves, will be ....More
MEC offers free online English course2017/04/12 - 18h04m
The Ministry of Education (MEC), in partnership with the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), offers free English c....More
Press release PPGCTA2017/04/06 - 09h04m
The coordination of the PPGCTA communicates that, according to normative resolution 01/2016, approved by the collegiate, PhD students must present cer....More
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