Certificate in Cellular Agriculture

Program of Study

The certificate requires four courses:

1. Two core required courses:

  • BME 173 Cellular Agriculture and Bio-fabricated Foods and
  • BME 174¬†Sustainable Gastronomy: Cellular Agriculture and Biotechnology for Food

2. Two electives, chosen from the following options:

  • ANTH 142 American Meat
  • BME 184 Entrepreneurship and Strategy
  • CHBE 166 Cell and Microbe Cultivation
  • ENT 107 Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • ENV 190 Practicing in Food Systems
  • IDGH 548 Microbial Molecular Biology
  • NUTC 262 Sustainable Food Systems and Markets
  • NUTR 238 Economic Food and Nutrition Policy
  • NUTR 246 Macronutrients
  • NUTR 248 Precision Nutrition
  • NUTR 280 Nutrition and Entrepreneurship
  • NUTR 285 Food Justice
  • NUTR 331 Environmental Life Cycle Assessment
  • ME 125 Mechanics of Materials at the Micro & Nano Scale
  • UEP 267 Sustainability Metrics

This interdisciplinary certificate is administered by the Department of Biomedical Engineering with collaboration from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering, the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.

Current students in a Tufts MS program must formally apply for a certificate program, and be admitted at least two semesters before completing their primary graduate degree program, in order to be eligible to receive a concurrent certificate.  Please see the SOE Graduate Handbook for additional information about this policy.