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ServSafe Certification Program (8-Hour Course)

Feb. 3, 2023
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. ET

Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, Conference Room 3
7870W US Hwy 2
Manistique, MI 49854

8-Hour Class

Earn ServSafe® certification with help from MSU Extension.

MSU Extension offers 8-hour ServSafe® training, which is a national certification program. This class is designed for anyone working in the food service industry, including non-profit organizations.

Participants must receive a 70% score on the exam to earn a certificate.

Lunch is on your own. 

Registration Information

The cost of the 8-hour course is $75 per person and does not include the cost of the ServSafe Manager 7th edition book.

Textbook Requirement - Must Purchase Separately

You must have a ServSafe Manager 7th edition book that contains an answer sheet to take the class and the exam. Please order your book and read before attending class. After registering for this class you will receive a confirmation message that includes the instructions on how to purchase a ServSafe 7th edition book and includes an answer sheet.


Classes are taught by MSU Extension educators, who are certified instructors and exam proctors through the National Restaurant Association.

Topics Covered

  • Providing safe food
  • Forms of contamination
  • The safe food handler
  • The flow of food
  • Food safety management systems
  • Safe facilities, cleaning and sanitizing
Please do not attend any programs, meetings, or events if you feel ill.

Registration for 8-Hour ServSafe is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on January 30, 2023.

There are no openings available.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information about the ServSafe course content, contact Stephanie Ostrenga Sprague at 906-786-3032 ext. 3 or