Food Studies | M.A., Ph.D.

Join an interdisciplinary community of scholars who share your view of the fundamental importance of food.

Our master's and doctoral programs in Food Studies prepare you for a wide range of careers related to the role of food, nutrition, and health in modern society, culture, and business.

M.A. in Food Studies

Join college graduates from a wide variety of backgrounds in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities who share your passion for food and scholarship.

Ph.D. in Food Studies

Study Abroad Opportunities

Gain a global perspective through our popular Italian Cuisine and the Mediterranean Diet summer study abroad program in Tuscany, or our January Global Food Cultures course in Hong Kong/China or Puebla, Mexico.


Applications materials are due February 1 (Fall/Summer matriculation) or November 1 (Spring matriculation) for our master's program, and December 15 (Fall matriculation only) for doctoral study.

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