M.Sc. On Campus Online

Food and Nutrition Sciences

Ohio University

24 months
12948 USD/year
12948 USD/year
6996 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Food and Nutrition Sciences graduate program at Ohio University leads to a Master of Science in Food and Nutrition Sciences.


Key facts:

  • The traditional M.S. in Food and Nutrition Sciences program at Ohio University features a multidisciplinary approach to the study of food and nutrition and offers unique opportunities for students to design a program that best complements their career goals. See below for more details.
  • The Combined Master of Science and Dietetic Internship program is restricted to students who have at least a bachelor's degree and completed ACEND-accredited coursework requirements (e.g., an accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics).
  • The online program is tailored to working professionals in the Food and Nutrition industry. Best for students who 1) cannot be physically present in Athens, 2) prefer online learning or 3) seek a self-paced program with the flexibility to finish in one year or take one course per year until done.  

Programme Structure

  • Core coursework covers topics in diet and chronic disease, statistics, and research
  • The curriculum explores topics like gut microbiome, pediatric nutrition, geriatric nutrition, sports nutrition, or food biotechnology.
  • Key information


    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    60 alternative credits


    On Campus, Online

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    3 (recommended)
    GRE admission requirements GRE®

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Bachelor's degree-required
      • Nutrition or closely related field preferred. Students from other disciplines encouraged to apply.
    • Minimum GPA: 2.75 (3.0 recommended)
    • Coursework
      • Recommend a minimum of 20 quarter hours or 12 semester hours of undergraduate preparation in nutrition or closely related program. Graduate coordinator can recommend specific coursework.
    • Curriculum Vitae-required
    • Three of letters of recommendations-required
    • Personal statement-required
    • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)-required
      • There are no minimum scores for the GRE. It is only one of several criteria used for admission
    • English Language Testing required for non-native speakers of English

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      12948 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 6474 USD per semester during 24 months.
    • National

      12948 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 6474 USD per semester during 24 months.
    • In-State

      6996 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 3498 USD per semester during 24 months.

    Living costs for Athens

    1079 - 1780 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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