This certificate benefits students interested in pursuing careers in fields such as
education, food science, food writing, hospitality and tourism, health services, conservation
and environmental stewardship, museum studies, agriculture and many other areas.
UNT is equipped to host a variety of food studies learning experiences. Partnerships
from across the university make it possible for students to learn in professional-grade
kitchens and greenhouses as well as the classroom.
UNT's surrounding communities offer opportunities to engage in exciting learning experiences.
Denton is home to many restaurants, community markets, community gardens and people
who love to talk about food.
Because Denton holds a prominent location within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex,
students have access to a variety of fields to learn about food, culture and society.
Our interdisciplinary approach provides students with a wide set of tools to critically
study the role of food in everyday life and communicate their research to multiple
Our unique interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on training and inspiring the next
generation of food entrepreneurs, food scientists and food activists.