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Master of Science: Nutrition and Education

The Nutrition and Education 45-credit master's degree prepares graduates to work with individuals, groups, and communities in many settings, such as health promotion programs, health agencies, government and international agencies, businesses, hospitals, and private practice. The master's degree program also prepares graduates to serve as resource specialists and curriculum developers in schools, businesses, and universities.

The degree conforms to the guidelines for the training of Nutrition Education Specialists set forth by the Society for Nutrition Education.

Students who pursue this degree are eligible to apply to the Dietetic Internship Program following completion of M.S. prerequisite courses, most of the master’s courses, and verification of completion of the Didactic Program in Dietetics.

Here are the courses required for the master's degree in Nutrition and Education.

Prerequisites for the M.S.