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M.S. in Sustainable Food Systems

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M.S. in Sustainable Food Systems


Earn a Master's Degree in Sustainable Food Systems

Join with others who are passionate about the transformative power of food in the work to create equity, opportunity, health and wellbeing, regenerative environments, and sustainability. The M.S. degree in Sustainable Food Systems (MSFS) at Prescott College is an experience that combines a vibrant online learning environment with the skills, support, knowledge, and networks to help you become a leader in the movements to establish food justice, strong regional food economies, sustainable diets and health, food policy, biodiversity, agroecology, and more!

  • Part-time or full-time with two start dates per year
  • Asynchronous coursework but experiential and place-based
  • Internationally recognized faculty with a track record of real-world impact
  • Three concentrations available: Sustainable Diets and Biodiversity, Food Justice, and Food Entrepreneurship. Dual MBA and MSFS Program also available.
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Sustainable Food Systems

The food system is complex and adaptive with many interconnected elements. This is why strategies for change must address collaboration and complexity to be successful and sustainable. The MSFS program is designed to develop leaders with the skills and knowledge to build diverse and collaborative networks that support communities in (re)culturing and (re)building equitable, healthy, resilient, and sustainable food systems.

Why Prescott College?

Distinct degree programs designed to meet your unique needs with flexible online and applied learning.

  • Highly connected, small class sizes
  • Experiential learning approach
  • Leverage coursework in your own community
  • Focus on Social and Environmental Justice

Possible Career Pathways

Just some of the exciting careers open to MSFS grads:

  • Registered Dietitian/Nutrition Educator
  • Nonprofit Management/Executive Director
  • Community or Educational Farm Manager/Director
  • Value Chains /Sustainability Advisor
  • Food Policy Director/Analyst


Schedule a Talk Now

People love pursuing work that is meaningful to them, and investing in a graduate degree is a great way to make your passions and goals a reality. One of my favorite parts of what I do is supporting students as they explore what a graduate degree could mean for them.

I’d love to learn more about you and the journey you are looking to take in pursuing a graduate degree. I look forward to connecting with you. Schedule a call today!

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