24 months
1110 USD/credit 26640 USD/year
1110 USD/credit 26640 USD/year
479 USD/credit 11496 USD/year
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Florida State University’s leading-edge programs in Nutrition & Food Science at Florida State University are preparing students to pursue a wide variety of health-related careers through a series of rigorous courses in each program that provides a firm foundation plus essential scientific and technical knowledge and practical skills.


The Nutrition & Food Science program at Florida State University has three (3) areas of specialization: Nutrition Science, Nutrition Education & Health Promotion, and Food Science. 

Learning outcomes

The Nutrition Science specialization focuses on laboratory research in nutrition while the Nutrition Education & Health Promotion emphasizes nutrition counseling and community outreach. The Food Science program also has a strong research element that explores the nature of foods, food safety, and food processing. 

The Dietetic Internship (+DI) is for those who are interested in working in a clinical setting and have completed the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD). The +DI option is only available to our graduate students and is completed in conjunction with one of our eligible degree programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fats & Proteins
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Research Design & Methodology lecture and laboratory
  • Food Preservation
  • Models of Health Behavior
  • Supervised Teaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper-division undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The same scale applies for
  • graduate-level work.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited university.
  • Prerequisites must be completed before you enter the program; applicants that have not
  • completed all prerequisites as per transcripts submitted (or cannot prove that he/she will complete
  • the courses prior to completing their current degree) will be denied admission. Please visit
  • individual program pages for prerequisite requirements.
  • A competitive Graduate Record Examination revised General Test (GRE) score; recommended
  • score of above the 50th percentile (approximately 150) in both verbal and quantitative sections

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    26640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 479 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Tallahassee

955 - 1345 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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