Nutrition, M.S. (Online)

Enhance your knowledge in Nutrition and Dietetics with flexible, convenient online learning

As the Nutrition profession continues to evolve, the master’s degree is increasingly becoming the first professional credential expected in the field.

The online program can contribute to an individualized professional development plan tailored to the student’s particular needs and areas of interest. The program is specifically designed to enhance and update the knowledge of nutrition or dietetics professionals who already have a background in the field.

The Nutrition Planned Program of Study form
NO GRE or other exam required

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NUTRITION, M.S. (ONLINE)

Program Outcomes

  • Use critical thinking skills to analyze, evaluate and interpret information in order to determine relevance for professional practice
  • Become an effective professional and leader in a variety of nutrition-related settings by demonstrating life-long learning and continuous professional development

(The Master’s in Nutrition does not qualify one to take the R.D. exam)

  • Career Opportunities: dietitian, nutritional or food journalist, sports nutritionist, consultant, and more.

Advantages

USJ’s online Nutrition, M.S. program is specifically designed to enhance and update the knowledge of nutrition or dietetics professionals who already have a background in the field. The program allows you to design your own curriculum to make your coursework relevant to you and your own professional goals and can be customized to help those with a science background become versed in the science of Nutrition. It includes the study of health promotion, nutrition through life’s stages, and the latest research on nutrition-related diseases.


What Jobs Can You Get with a Master of Nutrition?

A Master’s in Nutrition can open the door to a career that is centered around helping others build better lives through health and wellness. Discover a few career options.

The field of nutrition is growing every year. With more and more Americans interested in taking care of their health and well-being, the demand for qualified nutritionists with a solid academic background is increasing. Undoubtedly, this is a field with strong job security and good prospects. If you’re considering a master’s in nutrition, you may be wondering what jobs will be available after you graduate. Here is a list of potential careers that a master’s in nutrition can unlock.

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    Contact:
    Melissa Brown, Ph.D., RD, CSSD, LD
    Interim Department Chair Nutrition and Public Health and Graduate Program Director
    Phone: 860.231.5262
    Email:[email protected]

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