The MS degree in Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems is designed to broaden leadership and critical thinking abilities in community nutrition and sustainability. It addresses the needs of students and professionals who wish to or currently work in public health, community development and food systems. Elective courses enable you to tailor your studies according to individual needs and career goals.
If you enter the program with deficits in fundamental nutrition knowledge you will be required to fulfill the following coursework (at UW-Stevens Point or equivalent courses elsewhere) IN ADDITION to the 30 credits of graduate coursework:
For those interested in hypothesis testing, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Choose a topic in an area similar to the interests of one of the faculty. Requires 6 thesis credits. Requires research proposal presentation, written thesis, and oral defense of thesis.