Master of Science in Nutrition Education

General

Program Description

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.


Continue on Your Path for Certification

This program provides a stepping stone to the Certified Nutrition Specialist® ™ credential. Additional coursework in clinical nutrition, bio/life sciences, and biochemistry, beyond what is included in this program, as well as supervised practice experience, are necessary for CNS® eligibility.

Last updated October 2018

About the School

American University is a leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries. Located in Washington, D.C., the university provides o ... Read More

American University is a leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries. Located in Washington, D.C., the university provides opportunities for academic excellence, public service, and internships in the nation’s capital and around the world. Read less