The Food Studies certificate program at Boston University’s Metropolitan College provides a solid foundation in gastronomy—and can be tailored to focus on food-related areas such as business, communication, history and culture, or policy.
A unique, multidisciplinary program, the Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) in Gastronomy encompasses the arts, the humanities, and the natural and social sciences. Students in the program examine the role of food in historical and contemporary societies from a variety of perspectives.
Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in Business students develop the managerial, financial, marketing, and gastronomic skills needed for a successful career.
The Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in Communication offers a critical analysis of food and culture in print, film, photography, television, the visual arts, and digital media.
The Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in Food Policy combines the study of food history and culture with an activist’s dedication to changing the world, providing the social-scientific background to influence and direct public food policy.
The Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in History & Culture explores the many facets of food across cultures over time.