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Certificate in Food Security

In this video, Reg Noble, Academic Coordinator, discusses the importance of food security education and the unique benefits of The Chang School's program., opens in new window

In collaboration with the Centre for Studies in Food Security and the School of Nutrition, Ryerson University's G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education offers a cutting-edge program designed to meet the needs of today's food security professionals. This career-related Certificate in Food Security will give you the relevant knowledge you require to excel in this rapidly expanding field.

Certificate Courses includes:

Required courses: 

You may only select one of CFNP 250 or CFNY 404.

  • CFNP 250 Markets, Food Systems/Food Policy
  • CFNY 403 Food Security Concepts and Principles
  • CFNY 404 Food Policy and Programs for Food Security
  • CFNY 405 Applied Research Methods and Evaluation

Electives (select three): 

You may only select one of CFND 401 or CSOC 808.
You may only select one of CFNF 100 or CVFS 401.
You may only select one of CFNN 100 or CFNN 111.

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Course Series in Urban Agriculture

The Chang School of Continuing Education will be offering students who do the four courses in the Food Security Program, official documentary recognition by the university of having completed a course series in Urban Agriculture. This offer is open to both new and past students. Therefore, those students who have already taken some of the urban agriculture courses are eligible to complete the course series.

Urban Agriculture Course Series includes:

For more information on the Urban Agriculture Course Series visit:, opens in new window

For questions about the Certificate in Food Security or the Urban Agriculture course series, contact the Academic Coordinator, Reg Noble at, opens in new window