Nutritional Sciences, M.Sc. | University of Hawaii at Manoa | Honolulu, United States
24 months
1402 USD/credit 21030 USD/year
1402 USD/credit 21030 USD/year
650 USD/credit 9750 USD/year
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The graduate program in Nutritional Sciences at University of Hawaii at Manoa offers a master's degree that enables students to understand the scientific basis of nutrition, its application to health and fitness, and to learn research methods that further student knowledge of how food and nutrients relate to human health


Several subject areas of concentration include: nutritional biochemistry, nutritional epidemiology, diet and cancer, obesity, mineral nutrition and toxicology, dietary and functional fiber, community and international nutrition and much more!

Learning Outcomes 

The learning objectives of the Nutritional Sciences graduate program at University of Hawaii at Manoa are that students will:

  • Demonstrate mastery of fundamental knowledge in the field of nutrition
  • Demonstrate advanced scholarship in their specialty area in the field of nutrition
  • Communicate both orally and in writing at a high level of proficiency
  • Conduct and interpret nutritional research
  • Function as a professional in their chosen discipline area

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • The Science of Food Systems
  • Seminar in Food and Nutritional Sciences
  • Nutritional Epidemiology
  • Nutrition and Disease: Cellular and Molecular Aspects, or
  • Dietary Fiber, Bioactive Food Components and Health
  • Topics in Nutritional Sciences
  • Advanced Child and Adolecent Nutrition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form and appropriate fee;
  • One official transcript from each post-secondary institution attended, including any study abroad or exchange programs, summer programs, and non-degree work and extension programs sent directly from the institution to the Graduate Division;
  • Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score report is required (for international applicants, as well as some immigrant and US applicants).  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1402 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    21030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1402 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Honolulu

1640 - 2500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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