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Public Health Nutrition

Utah State University

12 months
15346 USD/year
15346 USD/year
4384 USD/year
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The Public Health Nutrition program of the Utah State University includes interdisciplinary training in nutrition-related sciences and the core public health disciplines.


Learn about the methods for quantifying dietary intake and nutritional status, the role of diet in disease risk and health promotion, and the design and implementation of nutrition policy and programs to improve the health of local, national, and global populations with the Public Health Nutrition program of the Utah State University. 

The land grant setting of Utah State University provides unique opportunities for the study of the relationship between human nutritional status and health with strong academic and research programs in nutritional epidemiology, federal and community nutrition programs, nutritional biochemistry and molecular biology, USU Extension nutrition outreach programs, food science, food safety, agricultural practices, animal health, climate change, and environmental sciences. This program is 100% online so you can complete the program from anywhere around the world! This program can be pursued part time or full time.

Career Options

Nutrition and dietetics students who complete a MPH degree in public health nutrition can seek out diverse positions in public health organizations that offer opportunities for leadership roles, professional development, and higher pay and benefits. These organizations include:

  • Local, state, and federal health agencies
  • Colleges and universities
  • Health care organizations
  • Utah Department of Workforce Services
  • WIC, SNAP-Ed, and EFNEP nutrition programs
  • Community food banks and pantries
  • International health and nutrition programs and aid agencies

Potential positions for MPH graduates include:

  • Public health nutritionist
  • Nutritional epidemiologist
  • Preparation for medical school or doctoral studies in public health
  • Public health educator
  • Management positions in school, community, and clinical nutrition programs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industrial Hygiene Chemical Hazard Control
  • Industrial Hygiene and Safety Programs
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Public Health Management
  • Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety
  • Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Pay the $55 application fee
  • Score at or above the 40th percentile on the GRE
  • Have a 3.0 or higher GPA on your last 60 semester or 90 quarter credits
  • Provide transcripts of all college/university credits
  • Provide three contacts for letters of recommendation
  • Include a statement of purpose in your online application
  • Prior correspondence with program faculty is encouraged

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7673 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7673 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4384 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2192 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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