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BS, Nutrition and Food Studies

The undergraduate BS degree in Nutrition and Food Studies offers two concentrations: Food Studies or Nutrition and Dietetics.

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BS, Global Public Health and Food Studies

The Global Public Health/Food Studies major prepares undergraduates for careers in advocacy, policy, food production, or to pursue additional academic training.


MA, Food Studies

The NYU Steinhardt Food Studies MA will provide you with an advanced education in the cultural, historical, and sociological aspects of food.

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MA, Food Studies/MSLIS, Library and Information Science

This dual degree enables you to efficiently earn an MA in Food Studies and an MSLIS in Library and Information Science at the same time.


PhD, Food Studies

Our doctoral degree in Food Studies offers an interdisciplinary, research-focused approach to the study of food in its historical and cultural contexts.

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Minor, Food Studies

This undergraduate minor provides a basic understanding of the cultural and sociological aspects of food production and consumption to students in any NYU school or undergraduate program.

Degree Details

The Food Studies program examines cultural, political, economic, environmental, and geographic approaches to food within local, urban, and global contexts. The program is available at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels.