12 months
18162 USD/year
18162 USD/year
9216 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nutritional Sciences MSc program from University of Texas at Austin has biochemical, molecular-biological, and clinical components and includes study in the following areas: molecular and cellular aspects of nutrient function; molecular and cellular approaches to the study of nutrition and disease; nutritional biochemistry.


The Nutritional Sciences MSc program from University of Texas at Austin introduces you to behavioral and child nutrition; nutrient requirements and intakes and health assessment; nutrition and cancer, obesity, aging, and immunity; and nutrition education.


Our program is designed to prepare individuals for teaching in community colleges; administration in public health programs; technical positions at food, pharmaceutical, and chemical laboratories; and, for those who are registered dietitians, advanced practitioner and teaching positions in clinical dietetics. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advances In Nutritional Sciences
  • Current Issues In Nutritional Sciences
  • Energy Balance And Obesity 
  • Experimental Design And Statistics 
  • Molecular Nutritional Sciences 
  • Nutrigenomics
  • Nutrition And Cancer 
  • Nutrition And Disease Prevention 
  • Nutrition As Medicine
  • Nutrition Immunology 
  • Nutrition Through The Lifecycle 
  • Principles Of Epidemiology In Nutritional Sciences
  • Theories Of Nutrition Behavior 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 15 July for the online program


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in a nutrition related field from an accredited United States institution or proof of equivalent training at an institute outside the United States.
  • A grade point average of at least 3.00 in upper-division work (junior- and senior-level courses) and in any graduate work already completed.
  • Although a combined GRE score, verbal and quantitative, of more than 300 is no longer an admission requirement, the GRE test is still required for admission and is used to inform the admissions process. 
  • A satisfactory score (minimum score of 82 required) on the TOEFL exam. 
  • Personal statement of the individuals research and professional experience, goals, and how completion of the program will further those goals.
  • Applicants should have a background in nutrition or related sciences and/or meet the pre-requisite coursework for admissions 
  • Pay Application Fee
  • Three Letters of Reference

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18162 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9081 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18162 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9081 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4608 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Austin

1243 - 2304 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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