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MS, Nutrition and Dietetics: Foods and Nutrition

If you already hold professional credentials in a health field (such as RDN, MD, DDS, or RPh), our Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition provides advanced academic training in food and nutrition to further your career.

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Degree Details

Official Degree Title

Master’s of Science in Foods and Nutrition

Format
Full-time or Part-time
Credits
34
Start Date
Spring
Application Deadline
Start Date
Fall
Application Deadline

If you’re currently working in a profession like medicine, dentistry, or pharmaceuticals, the MS in Foods and Nutrition will train you to:

  • Educate individuals and the public on food choices that will optimize health and prevent disease

  • Apply nutrition principles to health promotion and the prevention of diet-related disease conditions

  • Monitor trends and issues in the discipline of nutrition and translate this information into curriculum and training programs

  • Apply research principles and methods to the examination of current problems in nutrition and health

The 34-credit curriculum combines course work in nutrition science, food science, food culture, and selected electives tailored to your personal goals and interests. 

After completing the foundational core of the degree, you will take courses in research methods and applications, using class concepts to create and present an original research project on a topic of your choosing.

Questions 

If you have any additional questions about our degree, please feel free to contact Kelli Martino at kelli.martino@nyu.edu.

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Nutrition and Food Studies

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New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-998-5580

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