M.Sc. On Campus


University of Nevada, Reno

12 months
21006 USD/year
21006 USD/year
5352 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Nutrition at University of Nevada, Reno strengthens and advances core nutrition knowledge. Graduates are competent in the areas of nutritional biochemistry/physiology, and have an in-depth understanding of clinical and epidemiological applications of this knowledge as it relates to the prevention and treatment of disease.


The Nutrition program offered by University of Nevada, Reno provides students with opportunities to develop proficiency in a more defined area that links nutrition with other biological or behavioral sciences (e.g., toxicology, molecular biology, epidemiology, human development). This will be accomplished through elective course work and completion of research/scholarly efforts that culminate in a written document.

We offer students:

  • Multidisciplinary research opportunities,
  • Thesis and non-thesis options,
  • Teaching and research assistantships, and
  • Individual attention.


Graduates from our program have been successful in obtaining challenging careers in research, education, dietetics practice, and administration of nutrition programs in the public and private sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Nutrition and Health 
  • Seminar in Nutrition 
  • Macronutrients 
  • Nutrition Assessment Techniques 
  • Micronutrients
  • Nutrition Research and Contemporary Issues 
  • Research Methods for Public Health 
  • Epidemiology in Public Health 
  • Design and Analysis of Experiments 
  • Biostatistics in Public Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32-35 alternative credits
  • Plan A: 32 units
  • Plan B: 35 units


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from a regionally accredited institution
  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from every institution attended 
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of purpose indicating career goals and research interests
  • Three letters of reference

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5352 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Reno

860 - 1230 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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Updated over a year ago

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