Urban Food Systems

M.S. in Horticulture with an emphasis in Urban Food Systems

Use a deep knowledge and skillset to increase the availability and quality of food in communities.


The Master of Science in Horticulture with an emphasis in Urban Food Systems focuses on sustainable agriculture, food systems project management, grant writing, horticultural science and safe food production in an urban environment. This specialized emphasis and degree at K-State Olathe is part of K-State's broader M.S. in Horticulture and Natural Resources degree.

Students will gain a solid foundation in horticultural science and food crop production while studying how the urban food system impacts economic development and provides a source of nutritious, safe food grown locally/regionally.

$428.90 per credit hour*
30 credit hours
Thesis and non-thesis options

*This estimate is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress.


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Note: Graduate students must be seeking a degree to qualify for federal financial aid loans.


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