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39 Master Degrees in Nutritional Science 2020

Students who have a bachelor’s degree may want to continue their education to earn a master’s degree. With a higher level of education, a person may be qualified for a career with more responsibility and prestige that also comes with the ability to receive a higher salary. What is a Master in Nutrition? This health science degree is offered by universities, colleges, and online learnin… Read more

Students who have a bachelor’s degree may want to continue their education to earn a master’s degree. With a higher level of education, a person may be qualified for a career with more responsibility and prestige that also comes with the ability to receive a higher salary.

What is a Master in Nutrition? This health science degree is offered by universities, colleges, and online learning institutions.  Coursework builds on a science background that should include biology, chemistry, and psychology.  For this advanced degree, classroom instruction will focus more on nutrition, food systems management, dietetics and other food science related courses. There is also supervised clinical work that is required to obtain a degree. Students who successfully complete a nutrition program may also pursue additional modules to obtain credentials and licenses. Continuing education is a must as the science changes and research continues.

This master’s degree will help students develop interpersonal skills to work well with the general public and patients seeking advice. With these and other skills, graduates are able to secure better opportunities in the health science field.

Nutrition programs are available internationally and can vary in cost depending on the location and institution. Students should contact the admissions office of the school they want to attend to understand the fees and other expenses related to earning a degree.

With a nutrition master’s, a student may be able to have a career as a nutritionist or dietician. Jobs are available both in medical settings and in food service establishments. Some fitness centers will also have a nutritionist on staff. Nutritionists may choose to specialize within their field, focusing on a particular demographic or work environment. Still others may establish a private practice. 

If you are interested in pursuing a master’s degree in the field of nutrition, 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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Real Madrid Graduate School – Universidad Europea
Madrid, Spain

The Master’s Degree in Sports Training and Nutrition is designed to provide students with specialized knowledge of the most state-of-the-art training methods, the latest trend ... +

The Master’s Degree in Sports Training and Nutrition is designed to provide students with specialized knowledge of the most state-of-the-art training methods, the latest trends in sports nutrition, and natural ergogenic aids for improving sports performance. -
Master
Full-time
English, Spanish
Campus
 
Edith Cowan University
Joondalup, Australia

A pathway to the profession of dietetics, this coursework Masters integrates theoretical and practical components across clinical dietetics, food service, community and public ... +

A pathway to the profession of dietetics, this coursework Masters integrates theoretical and practical components across clinical dietetics, food service, community and public health and research. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
27 Jul 2020
Campus
 
University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Tampa, USA

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 ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

The main objective of the University Master's Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics is to complement the training of graduates and delve into the different aspects of human ... +

The main objective of the University Master's Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics is to complement the training of graduates and delve into the different aspects of human nutrition and dietetics with the aim of promoting the health of populations and individuals and maintaining and recovering health. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Sep 2020
29 May 2020
Campus
 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, USA

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 ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
18 months
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of Roehampton London
London, United Kingdom

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 chr ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm, Sweden

Nutrition science is an expanding, interdisciplinary field that studies the role of diet in human health. The Master's Programme in Nutrition Science gives the student an in-d ... +

Nutrition science is an expanding, interdisciplinary field that studies the role of diet in human health. The Master's Programme in Nutrition Science gives the student an in-depth knowledge of its scientific basis and research methods in the field. This knowledge is relevant for doctoral education or other work that relates to the nutrition field. -
Master
Full-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Kaunas, Lithuania

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 he ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Sep 2020
15 Jun 2020
Online
 
Kansas State University Global Campus
Manhattan, USA +1 More

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 ... +

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. -
MSc
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

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 this ... +

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 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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Leeds Beckett University
Leeds, United Kingdom

Dietitians make a vital contribution to people's health and wellbeing. On this course, you will learn the theory and practice of nutritional science so that you can register w ... +

Dietitians make a vital contribution to people's health and wellbeing. On this course, you will learn the theory and practice of nutritional science so that you can register with the Health and Care Professions Council as a qualified dietitian. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of Notthingham, Faculty of Science
Sutton Bonington, United Kingdom

This course is designed for health and social care professionals seeking to develop nutrition as a new specialism within their clinical practice. The programme is offered over ... +

This course is designed for health and social care professionals seeking to develop nutrition as a new specialism within their clinical practice. The programme is offered over one to six years on a modular basis, so you can complete the diploma or full masters degree to meet your individual continuing professional development needs. This programme has been specially developed by professionals in the Division of Nutritional Sciences, in the School of Biosciences. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
07 Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of Westminster
London, United Kingdom

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 ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
American University Online
Washington, USA

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 Educa ... +

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. -
MSc
Part-time
20 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
University of Surrey
Guildford, United Kingdom

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 ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
20 Jul 2020
Campus
 

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