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Nutrition, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Department of Nutrition offers programs leading to the bachelor of arts degree in nutrition,the bachelor of science degree in nutrition, the bachelor of arts degree in nutritional biochemistry and metabolism, the bachelor of science degree in nutritional biochemistry and metabolism, the master of science degree in nutrition, the dual degree of master of public health/master of science nutrition, and the doctor of philosophy degree. Two minors are available: the minor in nutrition and the minor in sports nutrition. Graduate certificate programs are available in areas such as maternal and child nutrition, nutrition for health care professionals, global health nutrition and gerontology. The certificates are in addition to the basic graduate degree. Students are able to pursue certificates at no additional cost to the student.

This degree program offers two options. For those pursuing the thesis option, 30 semester hours of a planned program of study are required, including six to nine semester hours of research, as well as a final oral defense of the thesis. The non-thesis option requires 30 semester hours and a final written, comprehensive examination.

All candidates are required to take 18 semester hours of nutrition, including seven hours of advanced human nutrition. In addition, students are encouraged to pursue complementary studies in the biomedical, social and behavioral sciences. The plan of study may vary considerably depending on the education, goals and specific interests of each student. Students may elect to focus on nutritional biochemistry and metabolism or  molecular nutrition. The individual program also may be planned to fulfill the academic requirements for dietetic registration (Didactic Program in Dietetics).

Programme Structure

Courses include:-Nutrition-Child Nutrition, Development and Health-Food as Medicine: How what we eat influences how we feel, think, and our health status

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Detailed Programme Facts

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

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General Requirements

-Statement of Objectives Academic-Transcripts Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by certified translations in English -3 Letters of Recommendation -Application Fee: A non refundable application fee of $50 is required for each application submitted -Test Scores -Applicants must have a good academic record -Applicants will be expected to meet all of the undergraduate prerequisites for the proposed field of graduate study

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1939 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1939 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1939 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1939 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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