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We offer both in-person and online options for earning this certificate, which is open to both degree and to non-degree seeking students. This 12 credit certificate will help students develop a cross-disciplinary approach to understanding the impact of food systems on food security, hunger and the overall health and wellness of a community. 

Certificate Requirements

Explore the required courses and elective options for our 12 credit undergraduate certificate.

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Earn your certificate with our 100% online option with remote experiential learning. Fulfill your educational goals from anywhere.

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Enhance your degree and build new skills in a traditional classroom setting with experiential learning in our community.

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Meet faculty from the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment in the Departments of Dietetics & Human Nutrition and Horticulture.

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Ending hunger and malnutrition is a global challenge. Learn more about food insecurity and the need for healthy food systems.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Certificate in Food Systems and Hunger Studies, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the impact of food systems on food security, hunger, and the overall health and wellness of a community.
  2. Apply knowledge of food systems and the food environment in developing and implementing evidence - based strategies to end hunger both in the United States and globally.