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Texas Woman's University

12 months
30528 USD/year
30528 USD/year
15336 USD/year
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In as little as 12 months you can earn your master's degree and be ready for the next step in your career with the Nutrition program of Texas Woman's University.


Program Features

  • Degree completion in as little as 1 year, or 30 credit hours
  • High quality, affordable education and career preparation
  • Thesis, coursework-only and 100% online options
  • Denton campus program holds a 100% pass rate on the national RDN exam
  • Houston campus program holds a 100% pass rate on the national RDN exam
  • Electives that merge the science of nutrition with a broader view of wellness, community and the environment
  • Small classes with accessible, knowledgeable and supportive faculty, including flavor scientists and an emulsion chemist
  • Scholarship recipients receive in-state tuition

Why Nutrition at TWU?

Home to the only school nutrition internship program in Texas

Texas Woman's Nutrition and Food Sciences offers the only School Nutrition Specialist (SNS) Internship program in the state. The Nutrition program of Texas Woman's University is also one of only three approved by the School Nutrition Association nationwide.

This highly selective program prepares you to assess the nutritional needs of diverse populations, especially school-aged children at risk or of limited income. Currently, our students have a 100 percent job placement rate after completing the SNS Internship.

Research opportunities

At TWU, you have the opportunity to participate in research with faculty in any of the on-campus laboratories. Research possibilities include:

  • Examining the effect of berries on bone health and prevention of osteoporosis
  • Evaluating the impact of various protein sources on exercise recovery
  • Diabetes control
  • Influence on parameters involved in the regulation of ovulation
  • The effect of dietary fats on neurological behavior and neuroinflammation

Community nutrition options include the development of community education programs and evaluation and design or outreach opportunities. 

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for graduates include:

  • Research and development in the food industry
  • Academia
  • Writing and publishing
  • Nutrition consultancy
  • Marketing for nutrition companies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nutrition and Human Metabolism
  • Human Nutrition in Disease
  • Seminar in Nutrition
  • Eating Behaviors and Eating Disorders
  • Nutritional Aspects of Vegetarianism
  • Functional Foods

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
143 (verbal)
141 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate semester credit hour prerequisites, including Chemistry, including Organic and Biochemistry (9-12 hours), Human Anatomy and Physiology (3-4 hours), Introduction to Nutrition (3 hours), Upper-level Nutrition, Advanced Nutrition: Macronutrients and Micronutrients and Nutrition through the Lifecycle (6-9 hours)
  • Preferred minimum GRE score of 143 verbal and 141 quantitative; GMAT 330 total or verbal score of 21 and quantitative score or 17; or MCAT total score of 500-507 (125-126 critical analysis/reading; biological and biochemical foundations of living systems: 125-126
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 undergraduate semester credit hours and all post-baccalaureate and graduate semester credit hours

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15264 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15264 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7668 USD per semester during 12 months.


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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