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Master of Science in Human Nutrition

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The Master of Science program in human nutrition is well-suited for those with a prior background in nutrition, dietetics, biological or social sciences, and many related fields. Students will advance their breadth and depth of knowledge in the field of nutrition and have the distinct opportunity to work closely with faculty who are internationally recognized in the field of nutrition.  
In addition to coursework that emphasizes contemporary trends in nutrition sciences, students will be provided the opportunity to conduct research investigating present-day nutritional health problems in cells, tissues, individuals and populations. Upon completing the program, you will be well-prepared for research-intense doctoral studies or to work in the professional sector to help others to improve their health and wellness. 

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Clinical nutritionist 

Also a path to a doctoral program or medical school

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Degree Requirements

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Expected time to degree

2 years

Deadline to apply

Dec. 1

(for highest priority funding consideration) Then ongoing through summer until cohort filled

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Program start

Autumn Semester 

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