Nutrition and Public Health EdD

Doctor of Education in Nutrition & Public Health


The Program in Nutrition is no longer admitting students into the Ed.D. degree. If you are interested in doctoral studies with us please see our Behavioral Nutrition Ph.D. degree, which encompasses the areas of nutrition education and nutrition and public health.

The Program in Nutrition had a vibrant Ed.D. program beginning in the1940s and admitted students through 2017. Graduates hold positions across the United States and around the world at universities, government agencies, non-governmental agencies, health promotion and disease prevention setting, hospitals, businesses, and food policy and advocacy organizations. Graduates of this 90-credit degree took numerous courses across many disciplines and conducted unique research projects to become broad and critical thinkers with specializations in areas such as nutrition education, clinical dietetics, psychology, public health, research and evaluation, social equity, and ecological sustainability.

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Admissions Information

Doctor of Education

  • Points/Credits: 90
  • Entry Terms: Spring/Summer/Fall

Application Deadlines

  • Spring: November 1
  • Summer/Fall (Priority): January 5
  • Summer/Fall (Final): Rolling
* For details about rolling deadlines, visit our admission deadlines page.

Supplemental Application Requirements/Comments

  • GRE General Test, MCAT, GMAT, or DAT
  • Academic Writing Sample

Course Requirements

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