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Bachelor of Science
Global Public Health and Food Studies

The Global Public Health/Food Studies combined undergraduate major provides interdisciplinary training that examines the historical, cultural, political, economic, and geographic aspects of food production, consumption, and post-consumption, with an emphasis on improving health outcomes among diverse populations.

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Bachelor of Science in Global Public Health and Food Studies

Full-time or Part-time
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Early Decision 1
Regular Decision and Early Decision 2
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As a student, you will study a wide variety of topics such as food science and technology, food and culture, epidemiology, marketing, nutrition, and health policy — combined with a foundational core of liberal arts courses and electives. You will work closely with an adviser to choose electives that complement your individual interests and desired career path.

Undergraduates pursuing this degree also have the opportunity to expand upon class work by completing dynamic internship experiences. Our department has relationships with a range of organizations where you can sharpen your skills while learning from seasoned professionals in the field.

NYU Steinhardt's Global Public Health/Food Studies combined major prepares you to enter a variety of careers in advocacy, policy, agriculture, food production, public relations, and development as well as to pursue advanced academic training in public health, food studies, or other related fields.


If you have any additional questions about our degree, please feel free to contact Hannah Davis at

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