Human Nutrition

Oregon Health & Science University

12 months
787 USD/credit
787 USD/credit
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The Master of Science (MS) in Human Nutrition at the Oregon Health & Science University provides a graduate education opportunity to Registered Dietitian Nutritionists or students with a Verification Statement signifying completion of a dietetic internship program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).


The program in Human Nutrition from the Oregon Health & Science University expands the knowledge of the biochemical basis of human nutrition as it relates to health, disease, and disease prevention. 

Key Features 

  • The MS has a strong clinical and research emphasis that prepares graduates for work in academic centers and research facilities as well as traditional clinical nutrition and management settings. 
  • The mission of the MS is to train dietetic professionals in the methods, implementation and interpretation of nutrition science, who are prepared to apply and advance the field of nutrition in research, clinical, management, or community areas of practice. The MS degree is offered with a thesis or non-thesis option.

Programme Structure

  • Students in the program take graduate coursework in biostatistics, physiology, medical ethics, nutrition physical examination, and advanced metabolism of macro and micronutrients. 
  • Working under the guidance of a faculty mentor, each student completes a thesis or capstone project, and presents the results of his/her project both in written and oral formats. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 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

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist or have an original signed verification statement signifying completion of an accredited dietetic internship program or a letter from your dietetic internship director stating that you are in good standing in the program with the intent to complete the dietetic internship prior to matriculation at OHSU
  • A cumulative grade-point average of all undergraduate courses of at least 3.0 (based on a letter grade system of A-4 points, B-3 points, C-2 points, D-1 point, F-0 points), or its equivalent in other grading systems)
  • GPHN does NOT offer conditional acceptance

Tuition Fee

  • International

    787 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 787 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    787 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 787 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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