As the first master’s degree in the US devoted to food scholarship, the Food Studies MA combines approaches from the humanities and social sciences to prepare you to analyze cultural, political, economic, environmental, and geographic approaches to food within local, urban, and global contexts.Request Info
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Why NYU Steinhardt Food Studies?
- Learn from the best. Our faculty, prominent leaders in the field, teach and provide mentorship while actively conducting research.
- Study abroad. We offer global coursework in sites like Paris, Hong Kong, Puerto Rico, and Puebla, providing immersive, international experiences.
- Get ahead. We help you find diverse internships (in food production companies, distributors, nonprofits, marketing firms, magazines) to form relationships and develop their knowledge.
- Gain practical skills. The degree emphasizes the development of critical thinking, preparing you for the professional world.
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