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Postgraduate Certificate Sustainable Food Systems

The Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Food Systems at Portland State University provides students with a multidimensional understanding of the social, environmental, and economic impacts of the food sector.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration  
Starting in: January, March, June, September
Tuition Fee: $671 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

Courses in the Sustainable Food Systems program at Portland State University are offered in a range of academic areas related to food systems, including public administration, community health, urban and regional planning, business, and education, allowing students to tailor their course selection to align with their interests and career goals.

The Public Administration Department collaborates with the following Units to offer this certificate: College of Urban and Public Affairs, Graduate School of Education, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Business and the Institute for Sustainable Solutions.

What can you do

The Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Food Systems at Portland State University offers students the opportunity to explore the complex issues and relationships between food, people, and society. The program draws on the expertise of faculty from departments across the University, providing an interdisciplinary understanding of the issues, perspectives, strategies, and solutions involved in creating sustainable food systems. It connects a range of academic areas related to food systems, including public administration, community health, urban and regional planning, business, and education.

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Courses Included

  • Urban Farm Education: Leveraging Policy and Research to Cultivate Garden-Based Education in Practice
  • Advanced Global Political Ecology
  • Watershed Biogeochemistry
  • Geography of Food