Further your understanding of nutrition science and learn how to evaluate a client’s needs with this online master’s degree in nutrition.
According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of nutrition and dietetics professionals is expected to grow 11% over the next eight years. In this online master’s program at Johnson & Wales University, students will learn to apply current scientific evidence to complex nutritional challenges and stay up to date on cutting-edge research.
This fully online program is designed to provide graduate-level coursework to students with prior nutrition education. Applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree in nutrition, dietetics, or a related field.
Graduates of this program will be poised to work in a wide variety of areas in the field, including in athletics, corporate institutions, and clinical settings.
Now enrolling for fall 2020!
- 2 Years to complete your degree
- 8-week course length
- 16:1 student to faculty ratio
- 97.7% career outcomes rate
- 100% Online career-focused curriculum
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:
- Synthesize knowledge of nutrition and dietetics through research and application of advanced nutrition topics.
- Develop a comprehensive and science-based expertise in the nutrition and dietetics fields to educate appropriate stakeholders.
- Appraise relevant food and nutrition concepts in the wellness industry in order to help individuals and organizations promote disease prevention and health optimization.
- Develop comprehensive evidence-based practice through assessing contemporary published literature and integrating nutrition and dietetics knowledge and skills.
- Earn your degree at your own pace, in as little as two years with our accelerated schedule.
- With multiple start dates, you can begin when you are ready.
- Benefit from curriculum informed by today’s nutrition employers and learn the skills they are looking for.
If you have a GPA of 2.85 or higher, you are not required to take the GMAT. For more on graduate admissions requirements, click here.
Students in this program will take courses like:
- Nutritional Counseling and Education
- Nutrition for Athletic Performance
- Advanced Clinical Nutrition
- Grantsmanship and Publication
- And more
This program does not meet the requirements for registered dietitian (RD) credentialing set forth by The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
*Graduates of this program will earn a Master of Science degree.
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