M.Sc. On Campus


University of Massachusetts Lowell

12 months
29841 USD/year
26990 USD/year
15210 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Public health Nutrition specialists at University of Massachusetts Lowell examine the relationship of nutrition and health problems including obesity and chronic diseases, as well as malnutrition, food insecurity, and nutritional deficiencies.


Students in the Nutrition specialization of the MPH program at University of Massachusetts Lowell will advance their knowledge and skills through a program that emphasizes a broad background in public health and specialized education in nutrition.

The goals of the MPH Nutrition specialization are to prepare health and nutrition professionals to:

  • Identify and prevent risks that contribute to the development of malnutrition;
  • Develop strategies and policies to improve food security and reduce obesity;
  • Develop programs to improve the nutritional status of diverse population groups;
  • Develop effective strategies for advocating for improved nutrition;
  • Develop and manage wellness programs to promote healthy eating and chronic disease prevention.
  • Apply population-based research findings to the development and implementation of nutrition policies and programs in the United States and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Social and Behaviorial Determinants of Health
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Global Nutrition
  • MPH Practicum 
  • Nutrition Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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National Students - UMass Lowell Graduate Admissions offers rolling admissions


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Online Application form with signature.
  • Felony Disclosure Form
  • Certified copies of university academic transcripts and final degree certificate.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (IELTS or TOEFL score ONLY).
  • Three signed letters of reference – academic or professional.
  • CV/resume.
  • Statement of purpose (student’s full name clearly stated on each page).
  • Original Bank Statement/Financial Documents (no older than 6 months), if the bank statements are not in student’s name, please provide a letter of support

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29841 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29841 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26990 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15210 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lowell

1130 - 2341 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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Updated over a year ago

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