Prepare for a fulfilling, influential career in vital industries that sustain our world. Through integrated curriculum, you’ll gain a solid foundation in food science, regulation, and law as it relates to public and ecosystem health and sustainability. Faculty mentors will then challenge you to apply that expertise to real-world learning and research based on your interests. You’ll emerge from our program with the confidence, expertise, and connections to feed our world and protect our future.
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Projections estimate the food sector needs to safely produce, package, and distribute sustenance for 8 billion people by 2025. That hefty challenge is going to require innovation, agility, and collaboration as governments and businesses look to leaders who understand the opportunities and constraints within this complex industry.
With our one-of-a-kind degree, you can be the leader who will create solutions to these global priorities.
Our Backyard is Your Classroom!
Agriculture in Arizona stretches back more than 4,000 years, as the Grand Canyon State’s diversity of climate and soil supports bountiful crops and robust livestock. Learning in a region that exports food to more than 70 countries offers rich learning, research, and partnership opportunities. Our comprehensive approach—digging into all food industries, from produce and poultry to chocolates and baby food—will give you the global view needed to achieve and make a difference. We’re ready to help you flourish and achieve.
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