Marylhurst University

College of Graduate Studies

MS in Food Systems & Society


17600 Pacific Highway (Hwy 43)

Marylhurst, OR 97036

United States


1-503-699-6268 or 1-



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Food Systems & Society

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The MS in Food Systems & Society, launching fall term 2013, is an innovative degree program allowing you to delve deeply into ideas and practices for improving health, equity and sustainability in our food systems. Whether you're a mid-career professional or just finishing your bachelor's degree, you're an ideal student for this degree program if you: • Are interested in food systems and motivated to improve them • Are a self-directed, collaborative learner who wants to engage actively in seminar-style classes both on campus and online • Want to study food systems in a multi-disciplinary way • Seek a rigorous graduate program that is flexible enough to allow you to maintain career, personal life and community commitments • Want to produce a thesis or capstone project that promotes social change in the food system The MS in Food Systems & Society is a two-year, cohort-based program. Most classes will be interactive, seminar-style classes delivered online, but students will come to our Portland, Oregon, campus twice each year for intensive sessions with program faculty and other food system leaders. It's a hybrid learning model that allows you to develop lasting peer relationships both in person and through dynamic distance communications, as well as to continue to live and work in your community of choice. The first classes in this new program will be offered in September 2013.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Many Marylhurst University students are eligible for U.S. Federal financial aid, employer tuition reimbursement, or other tuition help. Our enrollment advisors will walk you through our many payment options.

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