Cindy D. Ayers

Instructor, Human Sciences

Cindy D. Ayers
615 898-2093
Room 108, Ellington Human Sciences Building (EHS)
MTSU Box 86, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • MS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1985)
  • BS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1982)

Areas of Expertise

Credentials Pertinent to the Field:
HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) Certificate
SQF (Safe Quality Food) Practitioner

Research Interests:


Mrs. Ayers has nearly 30 years of work experience in the Food Science area. She is particularly interested in food safety and HACCP plan education and training. She has developed and reevaluated HACCP plans for a diverse set of foods ranging from sorghum molasses to ready to eat foods, including barbeque. In continuing her pursuit of knowledge, she recently completed a pasteurization workshop and an egg candling class.