Academic Programs - Master of Science Degree Program in Nutritional Science

Master of Science Degree Program in Nutritional Science

The Master of Science Degree Program in Nutritional Science is an individualized program designed to develop specialized professional competence in the selected areas of food science, dietetics and nutrition, while also providing breadth in related areas.  The program is designed for persons preparing for positions as public health nutritionists or supervisors in dietetics and food production and service, or doctoral study in nutrition and dietetics.  Graduate students seeking to qualify for the Registered Dietitian examination may complete appropriate course work and clinical experiences concurrently with requirements for the master’s degree by also completing courses in the Coordinated Dietetics Program (CDP), or the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD).  The CDP requires a separate application for admission.

To apply to this graduate program, student must apply and fulfill University requirements for admission to graduate study and must also submit a separate graduate program application to the School of Kinesiology and Nutritional Science.  Please refer to Applications information at the top of this page for more information.

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Nutritional Science, M.S.