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Dual Degree: MBA/Sustainable Food Systems MS

Master of Science

Why this program?

You are passionate about transforming food systems into sustainable and equitable systems for all. You want to lead the charge in affecting best policy and business practices across all types of communities locally and globally. You believe that food supply and food availability solutions lie at the intersection between health, environment, social justice, and policy. You are eager to learn from experts from varying perspectives and disciplines. You want to start making meaningful impact as soon as possible, and want an accelerated program that maintains the highest level of quality and education.

What can you do with this degree?

With both a business and graduate degree under your belt, fulfilling careers in Sustainable Food Systems are plentiful. Some examples are:

  • Food Policy Director/Analyst
  • Restaurant Manager/Owner
  • Nonprofit Administrator/Executive Director
  • Value Chains/Sustainability Advisor
  • Entrepreneur 
  • College professor

What will this program look like?

The Master of Science in Sustainable Food Systems is an experience that combines a vibrant online learning environment with the skills, support, knowledge, and networks to help students become leaders in the movements to establish food justice, strong regional food economies, sustainable diets and health, food policy, biodiversity and climate resilience, restorative agroecological approaches to food production, and many other associated career pathways. The program centers equity, sustainability, and knowledge diversity with a common core of courses designed to be completed in one to two years, depending on the student’s chosen pace. All students complete a final Capstone project.

Admissions Information

Number of Credits

Cost Per Credit

Start Dates
August 22, 2023

Completed Fall 2023 Application Deadline
August 9, 2023

Application Checklist

  • Completed Application
  • personal statement
  • Current resume
  • Official transcripts
  • List of References

Key Program Information

Careers & Opportunities

Career Pathways

The MBA/Sustainable Food Systems MS degree leads to so many possibilities. Here are just a few:

  • Food Policy Director/Analyst
  • Restaurant Manager/Owner
  • Nonprofit Management/Executive Director
  • Value Chains /Sustainability Advisor
  • Entrepreneur 
  • College professor
  • Consultant

Career Planning

Our Career Services team works with you to map out a plan that works for your goals and your life. There are many ways to get where you’re going, and we’ve seen it all!

Are you interested in being part of our community?

One thing we all have in common is our passion – passion for helping others, passion for the environment, passion for social justice and a passion for a different kind of learning experience.