Nova Southeastern University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
605 USD/credit
605 USD/credit
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Growing demand for expertise in Nutrition means that your master's degree offered by Nova Southeastern University will put you at the forefront of an expanding and vital field that impacts the daily lives of each person throughout the world. A new emphasis on preventive and integrative medicine highlights nutrition as a form of primary care and intervention for chronic diseases


Key facts:

  • What you’ll study

Pursue a generalist program of study through a core of mastery-level courses in Nutrition at Nova Southeastern University. You can choose a concentration in sports nutrition, community nutrition, or functional nutrition and herbal therapy. Elective courses expose you to emerging topics, and a special project provides a culminating experience to put your new skills and knowledge into action. A collaborative, interprofessional environment at NSU also broadens your horizons. Contact the program office for more information.

  • How you’ll learn more

The program is offered fully online with live classes that meet via technology to provide collaborative interaction and direct access to faculty. A hybrid option offers some on-campus programming.  Either way, the program gives you the flexibility to work around your busy schedule, and in-person workshops and meetings with advisors establish a network of support. You will work with your advisor to customize a program that fits just for you.

  • Where it can take you

Nutrition professionals enjoy a job growth rate that is faster than other health care disciplines, and the outlook for the coming years is very promising. Even beyond traditional settings of schools and hospitals, nutritionists are finding meaningful work in corporations, athletic departments, and food production centers. An aging population and increasing attention to diet for all age groups is creating high demand, and managing disease and chronic illness remain constant challenges that need attentive professionals.  This program is ideal for practicing health care professionals, Registered Dietitians, medical students, resident physicians, wellness consultants, or health educators who wish to further their knowledge with advanced credentials. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nutrition Across the Lifespan
  • Nutrition Advocacy and Interprofessional Leadership
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Wellness and Healthy Weight
  • Nutritional Assessment and Medical Nutrition Therapy 
  • Advanced Concepts in Nutrition Science
  • Applied Nutrition Capstone 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university (international applicants must provide evidence of institutional approval or acceptance
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above
  • Ability to clearly express one’s self in a written statement submitted at the time of application
  • If applicable, a minimum score of 600 on the written, or a comparable score on the computerized version, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOFEL)
  • One letter of recommendation meeting application criteria

Tuition Fee

  • International

    605 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 605 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    605 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 605 USD per credit and a duration of 24 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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