Food and Nutrition Master of Science Program Online

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Program Description

Use the knowledge you gain from this program to expand your practice in health-related fields or complement your background in areas such as biology, education, exercise science, journalism, marketing, and more to meet your career goals. If you are already a registered dietitian or food service professional, obtaining your master’s degree will improve your leadership opportunities.

Our MS in Food and Nutrition focuses on human and applied nutrition, critical for real-life situations. For those interested in pursuing a doctorate at another institution or improving your knowledge and skills in a specific research area, select the thesis option.

The MS in Food and Nutrition online degree will prepare you to:

  • Provide leadership that influences and contributes to the food and nutrition arena.
  • Translate important nutrition information for the public.
  • Utilize new knowledge to reduce nutrition-related chronic diseases and promote nutrition and wellness.
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Since its founding in 1875, Indiana University of Pennsylvania has progressed and evolved to match the changing needs of those it serves. IUP combines the academic opportunities of a large university ... Read More

Since its founding in 1875, Indiana University of Pennsylvania has progressed and evolved to match the changing needs of those it serves. IUP combines the academic opportunities of a large university with the highly personalized and intimate learning-centered environment of a small college. Nearly 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in our accredited and nationally recognized programs, enjoying traditional and nontraditional classroom experiences, engaging in research and service activities with their faculty mentors, becoming lifelong learners, preparing for rewarding careers and productive lives, and developing leadership skills for effective citizenship Read less