12 months
700 USD/credit 23100 USD/year
700 USD/credit 23100 USD/year
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Master of Science in Nutrition and Wellness program at Benedictine University provides a powerful foundation in nutrition science and wellness knowledge and applications.


This Nutrition and Wellness degree at Benedictine University serves as a portal to careers in health promotion and risk reduction, and community education. Learning at Benedictine University combines instructional expertise with individual initiative, creativity, and applications so that the adult learner will find the educational experience a stepping stone to professional success.

Designed for those who want to help others and make a positive difference in their communities, this Benedictine University’s Master of Science in Nutrition and Wellness develops one’s applied knowledge on preventative and health-promotion concerns to diverse populations across the lifespan. 


Alumni of this program have an edge in the job market and may also enjoy better job prospects. Job settings may include: hospitals, government agencies, outpatient care centers, and nursing and residential care facilities. Job growth for dietitians and nutritionists is projected to grow 8% from 2019 to 2027, much faster than the average for all occupations, due in part to greater awareness of diet’s impact on health and its role in treating illnesses (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020 Sept. 1).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Health and Wellness Research Planning
  • Nutrition Communications through Technology
  • Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Complementary Nutrition Therapies
  • Public Health Program Planning and Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no course prerequisites for entry into the program, but some courses are sequential (i.e., prerequisites of each other). Applicants are expected to have a minimum 3.000/4.000 cumulative GPA. 

  • GRE results are optional but welcomed with a recommended minimum score of 30th percentile in each of the three areas of the GRE: verbal, quantitative and analytical. Applications without GRE scores will have more weight on grades and references.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.

Online option $750 per sem

Living costs for Lisle

1100 - 1500 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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