The following courses are open for enrollment in the Spring/Summer 2013 term:
The Chang School is offering students who complete the four urban agriculture course electives in the Food Security program official University recognition of having completed a course series in Urban Agriculture. This offer is open to both new and past students. Those students who have already taken some of the urban agriculture courses can return and complete the course series. Likewise, certificate students can add a specialization in urban agriculture to their Food Security certificate.
The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, in partnership with Ryerson’s School of Nutrition and the Centre for Studies in Food Security, is proud to offer a post-degree Certificate in Food Security. This cutting-edge program is offered nowhere else in the world, and can be completed entirely through the convenience of distance education.
Research and practice across local, national, and international communities: these will be the core components of your studies. The Chang School’s Certificate in Food Security will introduce you to the following topics:
Our food security teaching team is recognized internationally in the field. Having lived and worked around the globe, they understand the challenges of implementing food security in Canada and the developing world.
You may choose to take one or two courses, or register for the entire six-course Certificate in Food Security. A benefit of studying with The Chang School is membership in a highly interactive, supportive online learning community. Most courses in the Certificate in Food Security can be completed online. By taking our unique courses via distance education, you'll be interacting with peers from all over the world!