MSc in Nutrition

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Program Description

In the Master of Science in Nutrition (MSN) program, you'll gain a solid overview of nutritional science, theory, and research. You'll learn to balance a holistic perspective with a rigorous understanding of biochemistry and nutrient metabolism. This innovative program provides a broad education in preventive health and wellness, prepares you to critically evaluate scientific literature, and serves as a firm foundation for future education.

First year coursework encompasses areas such as nutrient metabolism, applied and therapeutic nutrition, research skills, and whole foods.

Second year coursework includes community and global perspectives on nutrition, and thesis research.

Program Features

  • A rigorous science-based curriculum prepares graduates for a mainstream profession with a natural health perspective.
  • Highly qualified faculty coupled with small class sizes and a strong advising program.
  • A modern and fully equipped whole food nutrition kitchen where students develop their culinary skills and deepen their understanding of nutritional concepts.
  • Whole food Dining Commons featuring organic, local meals.
  • Bastyr nutrition students help maintain the University's Medicinal Herb Garden and its 350 species of herbs and seasonal crops. The garden serves as a laboratory for organic, sustainable and renewable agriculture.
  • Access to related elective classes within the broad Bastyr curriculum, including herbal sciences, naturopathic medicine and health psychology.
Last updated Oct 2017

About the School

Since its inception in 1978, Bastyr University has been a pioneer in science-based natural medicine. Founders Les Griffith, ND; William A. Mitchell, Jr., ND; and Joseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., ND; along wit ... Read More

Since its inception in 1978, Bastyr University has been a pioneer in science-based natural medicine. Founders Les Griffith, ND; William A. Mitchell, Jr., ND; and Joseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., ND; along with Sheila Quinn, named the school after their beloved teacher and noted Seattle naturopathic physician Dr. John Bastyr. Read less
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