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Agriculture, Food and Environment

Tufts University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
43144 USD/year
43144 USD/year
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About

The aim of the Master program in Agriculture, Food and Environment is to educate future leaders at the nexus of agriculture, food, and environmental science and policy, and empower them by providing rigorous training, an ethic of social change, and an intellectual community generating visions and models of alternative systems.

Overview

The Agriculture, Food and Environment (AFE) program within the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy fuses the disciplines of nutrition, agricultural science, environmental studies, and public policy. We offer M.S., Ph.D. and combined degree programs, diverse community service and internship placements, and opportunities to participate in research on sustainable agriculture, local food systems, and consumer behavior related to food and the environment.

Students in the AFE degree program learn to evaluate the ecological, political, economic and social aspects of food production and distribution. Faculty members come from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of U.S. Agriculture
  • Agricultural Science and Policy I
  • Agricultural Science and Policy II
  • Economics of Agriculture and the Environment
  • Nutrition Science and Policy
  • Environmental Policy Analysis
  • Food Policy and Programs

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee - The application fee of $75 is payable through the online application by credit card or e-check (drawn on a US bank).
  • Academic Records - Applicants will be required to upload a copy of transcripts received from each college or university attended where credit was earned toward an undergraduate, graduate or professional degree.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation 
  • Personal Statement - Please limit your personal statement to a maximum of five pages.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) 
  • Additional Requirements - Some degree programs require additional documents such as a writing sample, supplemental essay, or portfolio. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43144 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    43144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43144 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

  • Undegraduate Students:

Depending on your eligibility, you may borrow a Federal Direct Subsidized Loan in amounts up to $3500 in the first year, $4500 in the second year, and $5500 in each of the third and fourth years.

Tufts Loans are need-based, institutional undergraduate loans which range from $500 to $2,000.

Subsidized Perkins Loans loans cannot exceed $4,000 per year for undergraduate study, and $20,000 for all years of undergraduate study.

  • Graduate Students:

This federal loan is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens enrolled at least half-time in a degree-seeking or certificate program. Unsubsidized means that all interest charges for this loan are your responsibility.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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