Nutrition and Food Science, M.Sc. | Montclair State University | Montclair, United States
24 months
Duration
756 USD/credit 12474 USD/year
756 USD/credit 12474 USD/year
701 USD/credit 11566 USD/year
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About

The graduate program in Nutrition and Food Science at the Montclair State University provides students with in-depth study of nutrition science, nutrition education, food and nutrition issues, food regulations and compliance, and nutrition counseling. 

Overview

Key facts:

  • It prepares professionals for careers in nutrition and wellness, healthcare, education and research, food and nutrition administration, nutrition policy, food production, food safety and regulations, and food and nutrition management. Special note: This program does not prepare students to become Registered Dietitians. Students who are interested in obtaining the status of Registered Dietitian can learn more about the Didactic Program in Dietetics. 
  • Students can complete the MS in Nutrition and Food Science and the Didactic Program in Dietetics simultaneously at the Montclair State University, with some courses from the master’s program substituting for courses in the Didactic Program. In order to be in the combined program, prospective students must apply to each program separately.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Nutrition
  • Current Applications in Nutrition
  • Practicum
  • Principles of Food Science
  • Research Methods in Health
  • Research in Nutrition and Food Science
  • Advanced Nutrition Counseling for Diverse Population Groups
  • Social Marketing in Nutrition
  • Nutrition Education
  • Food Safety
  • Food and Nutrition Regulations and Compliances
  • Organizational Behavior in Food Businesses
  • Curriculum Development in Health Education
  • Behavioral Aspects of Diet, Activity and Health
  • Foundations of Epidemiology
  • Health Policy and Politics
  • Organization and Administration of Health Care Facilities
  • Research and Evaluation in Nutrition and Food Science
  • Independent Study in Nutrition and Food Science
  • Food Safety
  • Advanced Nutrition Counseling for Diverse Population Groups
  • Selected Topics in Nutrition and Food Science
  • Food and Nutrition Regulations and Compliances
  • Social Marketing in Nutrition.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admission.

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcript: One from each college attended.
  • Essays/Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation: Two.
  • Standardized Test Scores: GRE (see test waiver policies). (Not Required for Spring 2021 or Fall 2021)
  • Students holding degrees from non-US institutions must request a course-by-course transcript evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or by Educated Choices. TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or Duolingo English Test are required for applicants to any program who earned their degree in a country where English is not the official language. Please check our International Applicants page for more information and for our current TOEFL/IELTS Waiver Policy.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12474 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 756 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12474 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 756 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11566 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 701 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Montclair

1673 - 4118 USD /month
Living costs

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

Financing

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Financing partner MPOWER Financing Student Loans between $2,001 - $100,000

Funding

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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