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Public Health Nutrition, M.P.H.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #68 (QS) , WA,
The Master of Public Health in Public Health Nutrition provides interdisciplinary training in public health and nutritional sciences to prepare graduates for careers in governmental agencies, academic institutions, health care systems, non-profit organizations, and other community settings. 


Program faculty are recognized as national and international experts in the areas of health policy, epidemiology, public health program planning and evaluation, maternal and child health, and social and behavioral sciences.

The MPH program adheres to the curriculum guide established by The Association of The Faculties of Graduate Programs in Public Health Nutrition for the preparation of public health nutritionists. The degree requires coursework in nutritional sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health and health services and a research-based master’s thesis.

Field experiences under the joint supervision of an experienced practicing public health nutritionist and a faculty adviser are an integral part of the program. Successful completion of the MPH requires a practicum and fieldwork and the faculty adviser makes every attempt to work with students to secure placements that complement the student’s areas of interest.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistical Reasoning for the Health Sciences
  • Introduction to Health Services and Public Health
  • Nutrition and Metabolism II
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Food Safety and Health

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Degree: Bachelor’s degree; may be in any field. If the required prerequisite courses listed below were not included in your degree program, they may be completed at any college or university prior to admission.
  • GPA: 3.00 GPA or greater for the final 90 quarter credit hours or 60 semester credit hours completed
  • GRE (general exam) Score: Scores should be at or above the 50th percentile for both the verbal and quantitative sections and 3.5 or higher on the analytical writing section. Scores over 5 years old will not be accepted.
  • TOEFL Scores (or other required English Proficiency Exam Score)
  • Evidence of Financial Ability

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31680 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    17772 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17772 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Seattle

  • 1480 - 2580 USD/month
    Living Costs

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