Food Studies, Certificate | UCLA Extension | Los Angeles, United States
9 months
3003 USD/full
3003 USD/full
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Connect and learn alongside UCLA graduate students to combat food issues faced by our communities as well as globally. UCLA Extension's Food Studies certificate is designed to investigate food issues and address complex topics spanning food cultures and histories, nutrition and public health, food policy and food justice, urban planning, and agrifood systems and the environment.



UCLA Extension's Food Studies program is perfect for:

  • Students seeking to pursue food studies graduate degrees
  • Individuals interested in food studies
  • Food industry professionals seeking marketable skills within their chosen profession by broadening their educational background and understanding of food issues

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anthropology of Food
  • Human Nutrition
  • Food Justice
  • Sustainable Food and Agriculture
  • Food Studies Graduate Certificate Colloquium

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Apply to a certificate program
    •  Purchase health insurance
    • Financial certification
    • Passport photocopy
    • Transcript
    •  Complete the International Student Certificate Program Application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3003 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3003 USD for the full programme during 9 months.
  • National

    3003 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3003 USD for the full programme during 9 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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