ServSafe® Manager Certification

July 23, 2024
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

MSU Extension Office Branch County 
570 Marshall Road 
Coldwater, MI 49036

8-Hour Class

Earn ServSafe® Food Safety Manager certification with help from MSU Extension.

MSU Extension offers 8-hour ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Training and Exam, which is a national certification program.  A National Restaurant Association-approved instructor conducts six hours of instruction and then administers the ServSafe Food Safety Manager exam. This class is designed for anyone working in the food service industry, including non-profit organizations.

Participants must receive a 70% score or better to pass this exam and receive their Food Safety Manager Certificate. All exams are graded by the National Restaurant Association and take approximately 7-10 business days to process.

ServSafe® printed exams are available in French Canadian, Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish.

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

Registration for 8-Hour ServSafe and Exam - Branch is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. ET on July 22, 2024.


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 Kellie Jordan at 269-781-0784 or