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Sustainable Food Systems

Arizona State University

12 months
Duration
19360 USD/year
19360 USD/year
18048 USD/year
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About

At the Sustainable Food Systems MSc program offered at Arizona State University, students develop an understanding of present-day health, agriculture and environmental policy; develop strategies to lead policy discussions; interact with a network of food and agriculture policy leaders and mentors; and apply their knowledge and skills to address problems related to food and food systems.

Overview

This Sustainable Food Systems MSc program offered at Arizona State University also allows students to spend a week meeting with food producers in Arizona and a week meeting with policymakers in Washington D.C. Students participate in research projects and professional presentations that contribute to food policy knowledge among sustainable food system advocates.

Graduates of the program are able to employ solutions-based thinking and a dynamic systems framework to create the inclusive, diverse and resilient food systems of the future.

Career Opportunities

From the School of Sustainability's 2020 alumni employment survey, 100% of master's degree program graduates are either employed or have gone on to a graduate program. Of those employed, 82% of respondents have jobs directly related to sustainability. Because the sustainable food systems program just launched Fall 2019, the school currently does not have alumni employment data for this specific degree.

Students can use their training in sustainable food systems to advance their career in the food and agriculture sector. Career opportunities include:

  • chief sustainability officer
  • director of regulatory affairs
  • food policy manager
  • policy director
  • senior advisor for sustainable food systems

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathways to Sustainability 
  • Leading Sustainability Transitions 
  • Tools and Tactics for Food Policy Change 
  • Food and Farm Immersion Experience 
  • Managing Natural Resources for Food Production 
  • Applied Food Policy Immersion Experience 
  • American Agriculture in the Global Context 
  • Organizational Leadership 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Global Futures.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in any field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
Applicants are required to submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • statement of intent
  • two letters of recommendation
  • professional resume
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19360 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19360 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18048 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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