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26 Masters of Science in Nutrition 2020

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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University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business

The Master of Science in Exercise and Nutrition Science (M.S.-ENS) prepares students to work in government, business, the sports industry and in education as practitioner ... [+]

The Master of Science in Exercise and Nutrition Science (M.S.-ENS) prepares students to work in government, business, the sports industry and in education as practitioners on professional interdisciplinary teams. The program is for students seeking a strong foundation for further study and research including those pursuing a terminal degree.

The program offers three entry points throughout the academic year (spring, summer and fall semester), and courses are scheduled to allow an efficient timeline to degree completion for full-time students. Students are provided experiential learning opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. The program helps to prepare for certification exams including the Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN) and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) examinations, the premier certifications in strength and conditioning and sports nutrition, upon graduation if they choose to pursue certification.... [-]

USA Tampa
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Flexibility in classes and career options are hallmarks of the food science and human nutrition PSM program. Explore career options in the food, pharmaceutical, and ingre ... [+]

MSc in Food Science and Human Nutrition: STEM – Designated Degree

Flexibility in classes and career options are hallmarks of the food science and human nutrition PSM program. Explore career options in the food, pharmaceutical, and ingredient sectors, while putting your expertise in nutrition and food science combined with business skills.

Illinois PSM students work closely with faculty and other students, including those in the research-based M.S. and Ph.D. programs. Student events provide opportunities to meet people from business, industry, government, and other institutions to learn more about opportunities and challenges in the food science and human nutrition field.

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USA Champaign
August 2020
English (USA)
Full-time
18 months
Campus
University of Roehampton London

Gain the essential skillsets as a nutritionist to help improve people’s health and well-being in the context of the malnutrition, obesity, metabolic response to injury an ... [+]

Summary

Gain the essential skillsets as a nutritionist to help improve people’s health and well-being in the context of the malnutrition, obesity, metabolic response to injury and chronic disease.

This was the first MSc in Clinical Nutrition to be established in the UK and has gained an international reputation, attracting students from around the world. You will consider the patient’s journey from birth to extreme age in the context of the metabolic response to injury or to chronic disease. The course is designed for all members of nutrition support teams and is also suitable for students who wish to pursue clinically-based nutrition research.

After establishing a firm foundation in physiology and the biochemistry of nutrition, this course will cover the nutritional management for clinical conditions such as gastro-enteral problems, long-term disablement and intensive care. It also includes a focus on nutrition support in the paediatric, adult, older adult and critically ill patients.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Part-time
1 - 4 years
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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 2020
Full-time
Campus
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
George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences Online

GW's MSHS in Integrative Medicine (INTM) with a concentration in Nutrition will prepare you to provide integrative nutrition counseling and help patients at any age incre ... [+]

Build a deeper understanding of diet's role in intersectional health with the Nutrition concentration option in the George Washington University's MSHS in Integrative Medicine (INTM).

You'll learn to offer sound dietary guidance and empower your patients to prevent or manage diet-related illness and chronic disease. Graduate ready to provide integrative nutrition counseling and help patients at any age improve their quality of life.

Master the principles of patient-first health care and work with world-class faculty who have decades of experience, most of whom are currently practicing integrative medicine. Graduate in as few as two years with an abundance of opportunities and mentorship.... [-]

USA Washington
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Online
University of Surrey

Our superb facilities and reputation in this field mean our MSc in Human Nutrition will equip you for a successful career in this field. Supported by internationally reno ... [+]

Why choose this course

The modern world needs graduates who can accurately represent, explain and further develop nutritional science.

Our superb facilities and reputation in this field mean our MSc in Human Nutrition will equip you for a successful career in this field. Supported by internationally renowned researchers, you’ll have the exciting opportunity of conducting an original research project in your chosen area of nutrition.

The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, the highest accolade for any academic institution, was awarded to us in recognition of our impact in the field of food and nutrition in both teaching and research.

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United Kingdom Guildford
October 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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 2020
Part-time
20 months
Online
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 ... [+]

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 In­form­a­tion on the lan­guages of in­struc­tion ... [-]
Finland Helsinki
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

How can you help an obese client to manage her weight? Which foods should a client with kidney disease avoid? What effect does fructose have on a child’s health? Through ... [+]

How can you help an obese client to manage her weight? Which foods should a client with kidney disease avoid? What effect does fructose have on a child’s health?

Overview

Through this one-year course, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge to work as a nutritionist in both the health and food sectors.

You’ll study the theory behind nutritional sciences, exploring topics from food guidelines to biochemistry to the distribution and control of disease. You’ll also have sessions in our laboratories where you’ll complete practical evaluations.

During practical sessions, we’ll help you to understand the assessments you might conduct as a nutritionist. We use patient case studies, so you might complete a nutritional assessment for a patient with Crohn’s disease or diabetes, or perhaps analyse a person’s diet.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
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.

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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 2020
Part-time
Online
Kansas State University Global Campus

The nutrition, dietetics and sensory sciences master's program emphasizes a variety of areas within the field of nutrition science. Designed to be customizable to each st ... [+]

Overview

The nutrition, dietetics and sensory sciences master's program emphasizes a variety of areas within the field of nutrition science. Designed to be customizable to each student's background, interests and career goals, the master's track prepares students for a variety of academic, industry and government positions within the field of nutrition.

In addition to nutrition courses, students can take coursework in animal sciences and industry, grain science and industry, biochemistry, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, psychology, biology, business education and interdisciplinary international courses as electives.

Concentrations include sensory analysis and consumer behavior, nutrition and exercise sciences, nutritional sciences, public health nutrition, and nutrition education and communication.... [-]

USA Manhattan USA Online
September 2020
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
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1 year
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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
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1 - 2 years
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