The Human Nutrition program at Ohio State is a multidisciplinary program that prepares you to succeed in modern nutrition science. Our research-intensive and science-focused programs will give you diverse learning experiences from several colleges at Ohio State. You will work alongside international experts in nutritional sciences who optimize well-being and treat diseases using strategies involving foods, diet and nutrition sciences. Ohio State is a leader in the field and the perfect training ground to become a scholar of nutrition or a registered dietitian nutritionist.
Degrees and Programs
Our educators use their research, teaching and outreach to expand knowledge in a range of important nutrition disciplines including community and behavioral nutrition, biomolecular nutrition, metabolomics, clinical nutrition and food safety.
An annual event highlighting graduate student nutrition research
Student-run group that provides support, development and unity for graduate nutrition students.
A showcase of student and faculty research presented during the academic year.
Meet current students and recent alumni and learn about their research foci.
Promotes physical activity as a vital sign of health. We encourage faculty, staff and students to work together to improve the health and well-being of the Ohio State campus community.
A low-carb diet may have benefits for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes even if they don’t lose any weight, a new study suggests.
Anti-cancer benefits of tomatoes, specifically those from lycopene, could disappear when they’re eaten with iron-rich foods.
Nutrition PhD wants to use his Ohio State education to help children in Africa, and his native Nigeria wipe out vitamin-A deficiency.
Nutrition doctoral student Deena Snoke found the perfect training ground to reach her career and personal goals at Ohio State.