M.Sc. On Campus


University of the District of Columbia

24 months
986 USD/credit 17255 USD/year
513 USD/credit 8977 USD/year
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The mission of the Master of Nutrition program of University of the District of Columbia is to ensure students are well-positioned to promote healthier food choices, develop educational programs which promote healthy lifestyles, design and implement dietary strategies and nutritional therapy, and ensure the nation’s food supply remains safe and sustainable.


Prevention of illness is a main focus in healthcare today. There is no discussion of prevention without understanding the role food plays in human health. University of the District of Columbia is an urban, land-grant university located in the District of Columbia where policies which affect communities are created and regulated. 

Key facts:

One of the missions of our Master of Nutrition program is to improve the health, wellness, food, and water security of the local and global community.  This affords students a unique opportunity to conduct research in food sustainability with leaders in the field of urban sustainability such as the impact of current agricultural practices on the nutritional content of food. 

Between our urban farms, rooftop garden, aquaponic and hydroponic sites, there are unlimited opportunities for students to study the impact of agriculture on nutrition and ways to improve the nutritional quality of food while preserving the integrity of the environment we all share.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Nutrition
  • Food Chemistry
  • General Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • General Microbiology 
  • Anatomy and Physiology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


35 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application for Masters Degree Applicants.
  • Pay the non-refundable $50 application fee.
  • Submit college transcript(s) reflecting all course work, grades and date of graduation.
  • Submit official GRE, GMAT or other examination scores required by program.
  • Submit a 500-word personal statement about your academic and professional goals, research interests, relevant prior experience, motivation for graduate study in your proposed program and any other information in support of your application for graduate admission.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation.
    • Fulfill additional admission requirements and documentation set by individual graduate degree programs
    • hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited, post-secondary institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17255 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 986 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    8977 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 513 USD per credit during 24 months.


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