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Top 20 Masters of Science in Nutrition 2019

A Master of Science degree can lead to many professional benefits. These degree programs are often offered at higher education institutions to students who have completed a related undergraduate degree program. Master’s programs are often completed within two years with full-time studies.

What is an MSc in Nutrition? This master’s degree program typically covers health and nutrition, sometimes with a global emphasis. Classes may cover the relationship between nutrition and lifestyle, the impact of corporate advancement on sustainable food production, the physiological implications of under-nutrition on the lifecycle, and public health crises. Other study topics may include food insecurity among low-income groups, the relationship between diet and disease, research methods for health science, and how to develop and implement nutrition programs.

Graduates from this master’s program may find they’re better able to understand complex relationships between seemingly removed systems, such as economics and health. With this understanding, negotiation and communication skills may be stronger. Students often develop improved time management skills, as well.

Individuals may find opportunities to attend this type of program all around the world. With this availability, prospective students may find wide variations in costs. Factors, such as where the school is located, can affect those differences. Interested individuals should contact schools directly for accurate information.

Careers in the field of nutrition often offer many opportunities, so graduates may choose to work close to home, or they may select a position that involves a lot of travel. Some of those career options include nutritional health coach, executive dietitian, food services consultant and assistant director of dietetics. Other positions include bariatric nutrition coordinator, scrum master (facilitator for an active development team) and nutrition compliance examiner. Nutritionists and dietitians who earn a master’s degree often have access to promotions and raises. They may also seek positions as product analysts and public educators.

There are educational opportunities available worldwide. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Concordia University Chicago - Exercise Science Graduate Degree Online Programs

This strand prepares individuals for Certified Sports Nutrition (CISSN) exam from the International Society of Sports Nutrition. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates ... [+]

ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER WITH OUR ONLINE EXERCISE SCIENCE GRADUATE PROGRAM

The Master of Science in Applied Exercise Science program was designed in partnership with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN). The five distinct concentrations prepare individuals for certification exams with NASM, ISSN, and NSCA. Students enrolled in our online masters of the exercise science graduate program may pursue multiple concentrations concurrently and still complete the program in as little as a year and a half.

WHY PURSUE A SPORTS NUTRITION DEGREE CONCENTRATION FROM CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-CHICAGO?

This strand prepares individuals for Certified Sports Nutrition (CISSN) exam from the International Society of Sports Nutrition. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the job outlook for dietitians and nutritionists will be rosy, increasing by 20%. Additionally, those who take the exam can open doors in personal training and the food, beverage, and supplement industry.... [-]

USA River Forest
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Nutrition is the study of how food impacts health and well-being. Nutritionists focus on food from the chemistry to the cooking; from eating for wellness to prescribing d ... [+]

In the Nutrition major, we empower students to nourish the world. What is Nutrition?

Nutrition is the study of how food impacts health and well-being. Nutritionists focus on food from the chemistry to the cooking; from eating for wellness to prescribing diets for health and disease. With a Nutrition degree, you'll make a difference in people's lives. Many professions involve nutrition. Some of the career options require additional study after your Bachelor's degree. Some require the Registered Dietitian credential; others require other post-graduate work such as nursing or medical school. Some nutritionists pursue a graduate degree in a more specialized field of interest or to work in academics. Depending on your personal interests, we'll help you choose the right concentration within the Nutrition major to prepare you for your career goals.... [-]

USA San Luis Obispo
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Helsinki

The Master’s Programme in Human Nutrition and Food-Related Behaviour focuses on human nutrition and related behaviour from the perspective of public health nutrition, nut ... [+]

What is HNFB all about?

Why do we eat the way we do? What happens to food in our body? How does nutrition maintain our health? How do we study the way people use food? How does culture influence our food choices? How is food discussed in the media? How can we change food behaviour?

The Master’s Programme in Human Nutrition and Food-Related Behaviour focuses on human nutrition and related behaviour from the perspective of public health nutrition, nutrition physiology and social sciences. The innovative, thought-inspiring programme is built around human nutrition, food behaviour and food consumption.

The goal of the Master’s programme is to enable you to

Understand the significance of nutrition to bodily functions and health Learn to analyse the physiological, psychological, social and cultural aspects that determine food choices of individuals and communities Recognise the diversity of food and nutritional issues and ways to influence them ... [-]
Finland Helsinki
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Central Missouri

Our new online master’s degree program in Nutrition is a continuation of our top-notch undergraduate program and will prepare entry-level dietitians or nutritionists to b ... [+]

Nutrition to a Greater Degree

Our new online master’s degree program in Nutrition is a continuation of our top-notch undergraduate program and will prepare entry-level dietitians or nutritionists to be lifelong learners. By 2024, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will require registered dietitians to hold at least a Master’s degree. The new Master of Science in Nutrition degree provides professionals in nutrition and other closely related professional careers an advanced degree with a strong scientific knowledge base focused on gaining proficiency in counseling techniques and the application of nutrition principles in clinical settings. The program also prepares you to apply nutrition knowledge when analyzing human performance and exercise metabolism. The Master of Science in Nutrition provides you with two options, a Clinical Nutrition option and a Sport Nutrition option. Both options address the change in the CDR’s entry-level eligibility requirements for dietitians and expand their practice through knowledge gained from this advanced degree.... [-]

USA Warrensburg
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online
American University Online

Be a nutritional advocate with an online Master of Science in Nutrition Education. Leave a legacy within your community! The online Master of Science (M.S.) in Nutrition ... [+]

Help Others Learn to Make Healthy Choices

Be a nutritional advocate with an online Master of Science in Nutrition Education. Leave a legacy within your community! The online Master of Science (M.S.) in Nutrition Education from American University gives you the advanced knowledge and skills to help positively affect the lives of others through nutritional awareness, community programs, and ongoing education. The curriculum combines nutrition science and behavioral change and includes:

Nutrition and nutrition education interventions Biological, psychological, development of the human being Professional responsibilities and skills as a nutrition educator

Graduates obtain advanced credentials to help secure a position in a variety of settings, including healthcare and education.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Part-time
20 months
Online
Leeds Beckett University

This course is the first ever to be accredited by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr), the national register for qualified sport and exercise nutritionists. ... [+]

Course details

This was the first course to be accredited by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr), the national register for qualified sport and exercise nutritionists. Academically challenging, vocationally relevant and underpinned by evidence-based practice, it focuses on the study of nutrition in relation to sport and exercise.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the multidisciplinary aspects of sport and exercise nutrition, and on completion you will be able to apply for graduate registration with the SENr.

Whether you aspire to work in high-performance sport or in the promotion of physical activity, exercise and good health practices among the general population or in specific communities, nutrition workshops and applied sessions will provide you with the opportunities to develop your practical skills and apply your expertise. If you would like to gain additional practical experience alongside your academic study, you will be able to apply for an internship in an applied sport science setting, working with elite athletes under the guidance of a registered SENr practitioner.... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Benedictine University Online

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Nutrition and Wellness program is an in-depth study of nutrition science with a focus on health promotion and wellness. The M.S. offers a ... [+]

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Nutrition and Wellness program is an in-depth study of nutrition science with a focus on health promotion and wellness. The M.S. offers a multi-dimensional study of health, including registered dietitians (RDs), featuring topics such as:

Metabolism; The scientific examination of functional foods and phytochemicals in various disease conditions; The application of interventions in clinical, wellness and public health settings.

Students also complete a thesis that includes planning a research project, collecting data and conducting an in-depth analysis.

Benedictine Rewards Success

Scholarship Overview

New online M.S. in Nutrition and Wellness students are eligible for Benedictine's Graduate Merit Scholarship. The award recognizes students for their hard work and dedication by offering the last class of the program for free.... [-]

USA Lisle
September 2019
Part-time
Online
University of Westminster

The amazing feats of world-class athletes across the huge range of sports have projected the issues of performance into the public eye, and sports nutrition is now recogn ... [+]

Course summary

The amazing feats of world-class athletes across the huge range of sports have projected the issues of performance into the public eye, and sports nutrition is now recognised as a key part of supporting training and competition at all levels of participation.

The Master's degree in Sport and Exercise Nutrition at the University of Westminster offers the chance to study the science behind sports nutrition and its applications for both the 'weekend warrior' and the elite athlete. It also puts the controversies surrounding the use of supplements under scientific scrutiny, looking at the key evidence for and against performance benefits.

The aim of the course is to produce sports nutritionists who are strongly focused on the science behind the subject, but who also have some experience of the practicalities of delivering sound guidance to individuals and teams who are looking to use nutrition as part of their training programmes. To this end, a number of guest lecturers contribute their expertise in key related areas, and students are also given the opportunity of shadowing established sports nutrition practitioners.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Stirling

The University of Stirling is one of only six universities worldwide approved to provide this Masters conversion course in sports nutrition – an increasingly vital part o ... [+]

Overview

The University of Stirling is one of only six universities worldwide approved to provide this Masters conversion course in sports nutrition – an increasingly vital part of competitive sport at every level.

This Masters degree focuses on the science behind sports nutrition and is designed specifically for students who already have an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Diploma in sports nutrition and want to further their knowledge.

To complete the course, you’ll be asked to plan, conduct and write a research project in Sports Nutrition, and you’ll receive high-quality training and support from our expert staff as you study. By the time you graduate, you’ll have an even greater knowledge of sports nutrition and a clear understanding of how to put your research into practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 12 months
Campus
Cardiff Metropolitan University

This course will enable you to gain the evidence-based knowledge and skills needed to become a professional Sports and Exercise Nutritionist. The course has been designe ... [+]

Course Overview*

Nutrition improves performance; whether in elite sport, amateur fitness or exercise among the general population. This course will enable you to gain the evidence-based knowledge and skills needed to become a professional Sports and Exercise Nutritionist. The course has been designed to enable you to join the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr), the professional register for qualified sports and exercise nutritionists in the UK.

You'll be taught by experienced registered SENr practitioners to ensure you enter the workplace with the skills you need to positively impact the performance of whoever you are working with.

*This programme is subject to validation for September 2019 entry and the information provided may be subject to change. All new programmes at the University must undergo validation, the purpose of which is to ensure that the proposed programme is aligned to the University's Mission and its content reflects appropriate levels of academic standards and quality.... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Nicosia

The Master of Science in Sports Nutrition/Dietetics and Nutrition Intervention programme aims to provide students to impart knowledge and develop the capacities of studen ... [+]

Duration (years): 1.5 years or 3 semesters Qualification Awarded: Master of Science in Sports Nutrition/Dietetics and Nutrition Intervention Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English and Greek Mode of Study: Full time or Part time Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

The Master of Science in Sports Nutrition/Dietetics and Nutrition Intervention programme aims to provide students

To impart knowledge and develop the capacities of students through state-of-the-art higher education in the area of Sports Nutrition and Nutrition Intervention To train students to become health care professionals for services in various fields of Sports nutrition and nutrition intervention and related areas such as Sports centers/settings, academics, research, industry, training, extension and community service; To develop capacities and abilities and enable students to pursue higher education and research in Sports Nutrition and Nutrition Intervention and Dietetics. ... [-]
Cyprus Nicosia
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Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

This course offers an opportunity to undertake a detailed study of nutritional sciences. It approaches the subject area from both a perspective of population nutrition an ... [+]

Overview

This course offers an opportunity to undertake a detailed study of nutritional sciences. It approaches the subject area from both a perspective of population nutrition and individual level nutrition.

Students will study the development and use of food and nutrition guidelines, dietary assessment and management, determinants of nutritional status, diet-disease relationships and health promotion. These topics are underpinned by teaching the sciences of biochemistry, molecular nutrition, food composition, and epidemiology.

The course also offers the opportunity to undertake an independent research study, with the support of a supervisor with specialist expertise in the research area. Through this, students will learn about ethics for scientific research, research methodologies, and statistical analyses. This prepares students to run and appraise scientific research studies and introduces them to the standards of scientific research required of their chosen profession.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

This course aims to provide comprehensive training in public health nutrition in a global setting with the choice of specializing in a number of topics and in a range of ... [+]

This course aims to provide comprehensive training in public health nutrition in a global setting with the choice of specializing in a number of topics and in a range of contexts. It provides an integrated programme covering dietary, epidemiological, public health, social and biological aspects of nutritional science.

Specialist topics include maternal and child nutrition, nutrition in emergencies, nutrition programme planning, evaluation and monitoring, and nutritional epidemiology. The course attracts graduates from many countries and various disciplines who wish to equip themselves for public health nutrition research and teaching, operational work in the field or community nutrition programmes, work in public health nutrition, including health promotion and nutrition education, and for policy and programme planning in nutrition.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Logan University

With curriculum blending research and sound clinical applications, graduates of the Master of Science in Nutrition and Human Performance program will learn to analyze die ... [+]

With curriculum blending research and sound clinical applications, graduates of the Master of Science in Nutrition and Human Performance program will learn to analyze diet and health status, assess nutrition deficiencies as well as food allergies, and offer patients evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle recommendations. Logan enhances students' knowledge by integrating fundamentals of nutritional biochemistry, metabolism, health, and wellness with research methods used in nutrition. Graduates find careers in public health programs, education, nutrition, and health communication, consulting and nutrition-related businesses in private and public sectors.

There is no GRE examination required and the degree is offered completely online.... [-]

USA Chesterfield
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Online
College of Saint Elizabeth

The Nutrition program offers a solid foundation in science and the liberal arts, and approaches the food and nutritional needs of individuals in a holistic manner. Our co ... [+]

The Master of Science in Nutrition (online) program combines advanced study in nutrition with a unique, competency-based curriculum that provides nutrition and health professionals with a broad perspective of current issues in nutrition research and ethics, health promotion and healthy aging, counseling, and communications, and public health and program planning. The program emphasizes ways to incorporate new research, evidence-based applications, and entrepreneurial skills into the practice of nutrition.

Students in the M.S. in Nutrition may choose a concentration in Entrepreneurial Nutrition Practice or Community Nutrition and Wellness. All core courses and most electives are offered online, and it is possible to earn the degree fully online.... [-]

USA Morristown
September 2019
Part-time
12 - 15 months
Online