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Nutrition, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
As a Registered Dietitian or Nutritionist, you'll have opportunities to refine the skills you need in your workplace. You'll learn what it means to be an entrepreneur in your place of employment or to become an entrepreneur in your own private practice. You'll benefit from online courses designed for working professionals, just like you.


As a working adult, this totally online program will provide you with an innovative, integrated study of nutrition and health and will assist you in meeting professional goals. The online program format will provide you with a supportive, flexible pathway to advanced degree completion. You will be able to complete the program in two years by taking two courses per semester or in four years by taking one course per semester, including summers.

Balanced program will allow you to
  • acquire the skills you need to set yourself apart in the workplace
  • develop relationships with others who share your passion for nutrition and want to advance nutrition practice.
  • assess your entrepreneurial skills and learn how to set yourself apart from others
  • gain a comprehensive and applied skill set to serve projected needs in health care organizations, community organizations, school lunch programs, and private practice.

Programme Structure

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      You will be able to complete the program in two years by taking two courses per semester or in four years by taking one course per semester, including summers.
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work completed at any institution 
  • Students do not need to have a BS in Nutrition, but must have a baccalaureate degree and must have completed the following courses or their equivalent prior to enrolling in this advanced degree program: 
    • CHM 1101 Introduction to Chemistry 
    • CHM 1102 Inorganic and Organic Chemistry 
    • CHM 2201 Introduction to Biochemistry 
    • BSC 1121 & BSC 1122 Anatomy and Physiology I & II 
    • NTR 2211 Introduction to Nutrition 
    • NTR 3314 Life-Cycle Nutrition 
    • NTR 3316 Community Nutrition 
    • at least one Medical Nutrition Therapy course, such as NTR 4401 Medical Nutrition Therapy 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Application fee of $25 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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