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31 Masters of Science in Nutritional Science 2020

A Master of Science, or MSc, is an internationally recognized academic achievement bestowed upon students who complete coursework and testing related to a specific industry or subject matter. The Master of Science is generally regarded as something that boosts earning potential and career opportunities.

Just what is an MSc in Nutrition? This intensive, science-based program of study aims to prepare participants for rewarding and lucrative careers related to the nutritional sciences. Common topics of study often include dietetics, physical activity and food science, among related areas, and additional attention is often given to particular subgenres of nutrition and nutritional science, such as obesity prevention, sports nutrition, school nutrition and nutrition for expectant mothers.

Many graduates of nutrition master’s degree programs find that they are able to earn more money and are qualified for higher-prestige positions than they were before obtaining the advanced degree. A master’s degree is also generally required of those hoping to teach nutrition at the college or university level.

Because of considerable variation among tuition costs for MSc in Nutrition programs due to factors such as program popularity and physical geography, students seeking entry into a particular course program should contact that school directly for timely enrollment information.

Many who effectively earn the MSc in Nutrition go on to work as nutritionists or community, management or clinical dietitians. Others find ways to utilize their knowledge and skillset within the nonprofit sector. Some work as nutritional program administrators for schools, continuing care facilities or government organizations, while others choose to teach the subject within a variety of academic or private settings.

Many well-respected schools spanning the globe offer online nutrition master’s degree programs, and many of these programs are outlined in broader detail in our database. 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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31 Results in Nutritional Science

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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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
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
Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

The degree program Lifestyle Medicine aims at training mediators who bring together the best in traditional community-focused public health with the best in person-orient ... [+]

The degree program Lifestyle Medicine aims at training mediators who bring together the best in traditional community-focused public health with the best in person-oriented health care. These specialists will be able to help people implement the needed lifestyle changes in diet, exercise, smoking and stress management; evaluate the risk of harmful habits and addictions; identify and assess the environmental, lifestyle, psychological and biological health risk factors and ground priority of health strategy and policies.

Course details Lifestyle Medicine 1.5 years MSc in Health Sciences 90 ECTS credits 7,000 EUR per year Taught in English After graduation, you can Prevent and manage different risk factors, improve individual behaviors related to noncommunicable diseases, and achieve this by working in primary health care settings, medical teams, public health bureaus or private practice; Continue your education by entering Ph.D. programs. Structure of the program ... [-]
Lithuania Kaunas
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
Online
Leeds Beckett University

Help tackle the big public health issues of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease by becoming an expert in food and nutrition. By analyzing how lifestyle affects ... [+]

Course details

Help tackle the big public health issues of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease by becoming an expert in food and nutrition. By analyzing how lifestyle affects food and nutrition, the vested interests of the food industry and the role of food and nutrition in disease, you will gain a solid understanding of current issues, enabling you to make a positive difference in a variety of nutrition-related roles around the world.

You will develop a range of practical skills, including the ability to devise programmes for interventions, secure funding from commissioners and report your findings to wider audiences. By working face-to-face with community groups, you will understand how to successfully engage with clients and influence behavior change using websites, media presentations, workshops and social media.... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds
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Full-time
Part-time
15 - 24 months
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 ... [+]

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
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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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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