Careers in Food Systems

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When you graduate with a degree in Food Systems from the University of Minnesota you leave with practical scientific and communication skills that enable you to be a leader and changemaker within your community. Students are competitive for a diverse range of jobs that require integrated knowledge of how food systems function and the leadership skills to change them. Visit our Careers page to learn more about potential careers and where to start your job hunt.

Transfer Students

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Food Systems is a great program to consider if you are changing majors within the University of Minnesota or if you are transferring from another school. The major is flexible, and the large number of free electives built in makes it easy to 1) transfer coursework from other departments or universities or 2) pick up a minor. Please contact Carolyn Larson at with any questions regarding a potential transfer. Find out whether your status makes you a transfer student.