Online Master of Science in Medical Nutrition

The Master of Science in medical nutrition provides medical professionals, students and professional school applicants a pathway to build their knowledge and expertise in the nutritional sciences. With this master’s in nutrition, you can better understand how nutrition and health care intersect.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 08/20/2020


Total classes: 10

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

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Students in the Master of Science in medical nutrition program learn techniques to assess and prescribe nutrition practices to maintain health and to care for and prevent diseases. In this online nutrition degree, gain a strong understanding of how to leverage testing strategies and big data to research new nutrition techniques to use in clinical practices. The master’s in nutrition is ideal if you seek a career in medical, veterinary or dental, or osteopathic health.

This online nutrition degree features 10 total classes and 30 total credit hours, and is accessible to those working in the world of medicine as well as students taking a gap year. If you’re on the path toward medical school, physician assistant programs, dental school and physical therapy programs, you can also utilize this degree to improve the competitiveness of your application.

Please note, this online master’s in nutrition does not provide a pathway to become a registered dietician (RD) or dietitian nutritionist (RDN).

What skills do I get from a masters in nutrition?

 

Graduates of this online masters in nutrition can:

  • Develop proficiency in basic nutritional sciences.
  • Evaluate research evidence for the most accurate, current general and disease-specific nutritional information and recommendations.
  • Learn how to evaluate patients’ diet and nutritional status.
  • Use patient information to craft individual nutrition management plans focused on optimal health and risk factor reduction.

 

Online nutrition classes


Food and nutrition across the lifespan


Medical Nutrition in the Care and Prevention of Disease


Research Methods


Related careers

Graduates of the Master of Science in medical nutrition online program can leverage their degrees in both professional and educational opportunities. Along with potentially appearing as more desirable candidates when applying to terminal degrees in the world of medicine, it can also help you explore a number of career fields. They include roles in areas including:

Medical

Veterinary

Dental

Osteopathic

Prestigious faculty

Our faculty bring a high-level of expertise to every research project. In addition to cutting-edge approaches to research, we’re focused on creating a better future for people. We’re lifelong learners with a goal to improve health outcomes for the communities we serve. Some of our research focuses on:

  • Discovering the impact of the environment and policy on food security and community health.
  • Exploring mechanisms involved in the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  • Harnessing big data to improve patient outcomes.
  • Using state-of-the-art cognitive, behavioral and neuroscience techniques to study the components of human communication.
  • Utilizing advanced technology to monitor and promote healthy lifestyles.

Prestigious faculty

Our faculty bring a high-level of expertise to every research project. In addition to cutting-edge approaches to research, we’re focused on creating a better future for people. We’re lifelong learners with a goal to improve health outcomes for the communities we serve. Some of our research focuses on:

  • Discovering the impact of the environment and policy on food security and community health.
  • Exploring mechanisms involved in the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  • Harnessing big data to improve patient outcomes.
  • Using state-of-the-art cognitive, behavioral and neuroscience techniques to study the components of human communication.
  • Utilizing advanced technology to monitor and promote healthy lifestyles.

Apply to the master's in nutrition online program

Applicants to the Master of Science in medical nutrition program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions.

Developing the health workforce of the future

At the College of Health Solutions, students and faculty research solutions to pressing global health challenges while preparing the health workforce of the future. Ongoing partnerships with the medical community offer students access to professional resources and networking opportunities with Mayo Clinic, Banner Health, HonorHealth, Dignity Health and more. 

6,500+


students.

250+


Barrett honors scholars.

160+


faculty members.

$14.5 million


in research expenditures.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

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