Food Policy and Regulatory Affairs is a non-credit professional development program designed with career driven individuals in mind. Students benefit from a compressed part-time schedule to develop the skills and knowledge they require to develop regulations and policies in the field of public health, food and nutrition. Participants who complete the program will receive a Certificate of Professional Development in Food Policy and Regulatory Affairs. The program consists of 4 compulsory courses, each comprised of 6 full days in the classroom and a half-day exam, and a 15-week internship.
Graduates of the program will be qualified for positions in government in the development of regulations and policies as well as in non-governmental agencies (representing farmers, processors, etc.) and the food industry in the areas of ensuring compliance with regulations and representing industry interests on emerging issues.