Food Studies

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Garden City

Feed your hunger for success in an expanding field. Supplement your degree with a minor in food studies.

Why Earn Your Minor in Food Studies?

With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasting a 20-plus percent job growth through 2022 for nutritionists, dietitians and nutritional educators, the future is bright for students interested in food-related careers. Adelphi’s food studies minor offers students a recipe for rewarding careers spanning everything from health and nutrition to sustainability, public policy, entrepreneurship, government, communications, food management, business and culinary arts.

Why Minor in Food Studies at Adelphi?

  • Small classes and a rigorous curriculum designed and taught by top-tier professors are all benefits of Adelphi’s personalized approach to learning.
  • Outside the classroom, you’ll have the opportunity to be mentored and to conduct cutting-edge research with faculty, and you’ll gain invaluable hands-on experience through internships that support your career goals.
  • You can join our on-campus food recovery program, which collects unused food and distributes it to local homeless shelters.
  • We encourage students to develop global perspectives by offering a course based in Nicaragua.
$70,750* * based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey & NACE First Destination Survey, Class of 2020
the average annual salary of our 2020 baccalaureate graduates—that’s 28% higher than the national average
based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey & NACE First Destination Survey, Class of 2020

Professor Margaret Gray instructing a food studies class at Adelphi.

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To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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