Full course description

Welcome to the Utah State University Food Safety Managers Certificate (FSMC) course. This course covers the learning objectives required by the State of Utah Food Code and provides the exams required for certification.

The materials are divided into four Modules:

  • Module 1: Food Born Illness
  • Module 2: Food Safety Risk Factors
  • Module 3: Food Safety Precautions
  • Module 4: Food Safety Programs

Each module features five topic-based instructional videos and five Topic Quizzes. There are four Certification Exams--one for each module.

You will need your own, personal email to register. We can no longer accept one business email for multiple registrants.

Taking the Exam

The exam can only be taken at an approved USU Extension location. Exams have to be proctored at an approved USU Extension location. The Extension Offices Page has contact information for your local Extension office to schedule an exam. If you cannot reach a USU Extension office to take your exam, other arrangements may be possible. The Food Safety Managers Certificate exams are bilingual (English-Spanish).


Having trouble signing up for this course? View instructions on How to Enroll.