University of Vermont

Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Master of Science in Food Systems

In the Food Systems graduate program, you’ll learn about contemporary food systems through a unique curriculum that links transdisciplinary research with real-world problem-solving and practical experience.

Our program brings a wide range of academic disciplines to the study of food systems, integrating:

  • Food production, distribution, and marketing
  • Policy development at federal, state, and local levels
  • Managing the interplay of food and health
  • Environmental, social, and economic sustainability
  • Ensuring access to adequate food for all citizens
  • Understanding the complex dynamics of local to global food markets

Food Systems MS graduates leave with a broad and deep understanding of our contemporary food system, as well as a set of applied skills and experience–preparing them to succe

For more information please visit the Master Of Science in Food Systems website:

  • or contact: Serena Parnau, Food Systems Program Coordinator, 802-656-2042.

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