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Master's Programs in Nutrition

Master's Programs in Nutrition

The Master of Science in Nutrition degree programs offered by the Department of Nutrition emphasize:

  • Dietetics;
  • Public Health Nutrition;
  • Nutritional Biochemistry & Metabolism;
  • Molecular Nutrition.

Since nutrition is a science-based discipline, in order for an applicant to be eligible (to apply) for the MS Degree program in Nutrition, you need to have completed the following courses:

  • General Chemistry Lecture and Lab;
  • Organic Chemistry;
  • General Biology;
  • Human Physiology;
  • Biochemistry;
  • Statistics.

However, some of these required courses may be taken while enrolled in the MS program.

Read more >> Information for Students Interested in the MS Nutrition Programs (PDF)

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MS in Public Health Nutrition/Dietetic Internship Program

Dietetic Internship coordinated with a Master of Science degree in Public Health Nutrition. The MS in Public Health Nutrition/Dietetic Internship Program at Case Western Reserve University (School of Medicine) is the longest running such program in the nation. It was created in 1941.
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Combined Dietetic Internship/Master's Degree Program

Created in 1965, the CDI/MDP was the first such program in the country formed from the collaborative efforts of a private university and independent medical facilities. Students in this program are committed to a career as Registered Dietitian Nutritionists.
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Master’s Degree in Nutrition

The Master of Science in Nutrition provides further depth for the individual who has completed a Bachelor's in Nutrition and the dietitian, nurse, physician, etc. seeking to enhance their skills and credentials.
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Master of Public Health/Master of Science in Nutrition

This is a dual degree program that is offered jointly by the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Nutrition. The core master's degree courses include a mixture of those from nutrition, biochemistry and public health.
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MD/MS Biomedical Investigation in Nutrition

The goal of the joint MD/ Master of Science in Biomedical Investigation program at the School of Medicine is to train medical students in basic or clinical research approaches so that the physician graduate may conduct research to advance health.
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