San Diego State University

College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts

Nutritional Sciences


Student Services, 3356

San Diego, CA 92182

United States


(619) 594-5821

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Nutritional Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The general program of study may include coursework in nutrition or food science. Thesis research in nutrition may be conducted using human subjects or experimental animals. Research activity of the faculty currently includes: nutritional status of children, elders, and ethnic groups; metabolic studies on cholesterol and energy balance; and factors affecting human lactation, body composition and obesity, athletic performance and fitness, composition of human milk and composition and stability of foods.


SDSU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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