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Applied Nutrition, PSM

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #262 (QS) Online
This 30-credit online Professional Science Masters in Applied Nutrition (non thesis) provides knowledge and skills in the area of clinical nutrition in addition to PLUS courses to enhance professional skills.


Created to provide students with training in advanced nutritional sciences as well as professional skill development through the completion of PLUS courses, the Professional Science Masters in Applied Nutrition will prepare graduates to successfully compete for jobs in the nutrition workforce.  The Professional Science Masters in Applied Nutrition program is responsive to the challenges faced by today's nutrition professionals, and provides a path to advancement outside of the traditional, research-intensive M.S. degree. 

Tuition for those accepted into the program is $650 per unit for both residents and nonresidents. Do not use Bursars Tuition Table.

The Professional Science Masters in Applied Nutrition in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at The University of Arizona is designed to provide new insight and skill-building activities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical methods
  • Metabolism as it applies to various clinical conditions
  • Research methods in nutritional sciences
  • Advanced medical nutrition therapy (MNT)
  • Nutrition assessment & support
  • Nutrigenomics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Domestic Applicants:

    • Fall: June 1
    • Spring: October 1
    • Presession - Summer: March 1

    International Applicants:

    • Fall: February 1
    • Spring: August 1
    • Presession: February 1
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • BS or BA in Nutrition from an accredited institution. 
  • If undergraduate degree is in a field other than nutrition, coursework in physiology, biochemistry, and a 400 (senior) level course in nutrition and disease is required.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA overall in undergraduate degree
  • International students must submit a Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based) Score of 79 or (Paper-based) Score of 550.  The minimum IELTS (overall band score) is 7.

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

    36566 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36566 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    36400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36400 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    12400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12400 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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