You already know that complex social, environmental, and economic factors shape the world’s current food systems—for better and for worse. The challenges around creating better food systems that support personal and planetary health, equity and diversity, and more require a new approach to problem solving, and you want to be part of the solution. But how? With our online Master of Professional Studies in Sustainable Food Systems you’ll be equipped with the tools, advanced level of knowledge, and qualifications to transform our food systems at the local, regional, and global levels. Step up and lead—it’s more important than ever.
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The CIA Master of Professional Studies in Sustainable Food Systems degree is designed for professionals who aspire to champion sustainability innovations for non-profits and corporations, help existing organizations turn ideas into actions, and drive change around the health of the planet and its people.
Whether forging a new professional path or growing within a current role, this program is perfect for people looking to advance their careers in the following areas and beyond:
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The two-year, 30-credit Master of Professional Studies in Sustainable Food Systems program includes:
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To enroll, you must meet the following requirements by the program start date:
How to Apply
The CIA is committed to making your education as affordable as possible. You’ll find that our costs are comparable to similar colleges, and more than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid. Talk with us! Contact Student Financial and Registration Services at SFRS@culinary.edu or 845-451-1500.
Eligibility to borrow through the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan program will be determined once you have been accepted into the MPS program and have filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can also apply for the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS loan to help with any remaining expenses.
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Robert Tremblay ’10
Associate Director—AdmissionsRobert.Tremblay@culinary.edu845-451-1564Specializes in assisting master’s programs students