Nutrition Programs

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Undergraduate Degrees

Learn more about the undergraduate programs in nutrition, including the Human Nutrition, Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism, and the Didactic Program in Dietetics.

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MS in Nutrition

Learn more about the Master of Science degree in nutrition, which prepares graduates for work in a variety of healthcare settings. This program is an approved post-baccalaureate pre-medical program by the Association of American Medical Colleges. 

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PhD Nutrition

The understanding of metabolic and nutritional diseases requires integrating molecular biology, genomics, proteomics and metabolomics into collaborative efforts to unravel the complex regulation of metabolic pathways.

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Dual-Degree Programs

Students may apply to and concurrently complete a Medical Doctor (MD)/Master of Science in nutrition or Master of Public Health (MPH)/Master of Science in nutrition. 

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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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Certifications and Non-Degree Programs

Learn more about our certificates in Maternal and Child Nutrition or Nutrition for Healthcare Professionals, or learn about the evidence-based practice continuing education course.