Northeastern University

College of Professional Studies

Master of Science in Applied Nutrition


360 Huntington Ave

Boston, MA 02115

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Applied Nutrition

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This applied nutrition master's degree provides you with the opportunity to build upon your clinical knowledge and concentrate in one of four specialty areas.

Increased attention on disease prevention through better dietary habits has heightened the demand for skilled nutrition professionals. In response, the College of Professional Studies has developed the Master of Science in Applied Nutrition. Designed to build on your existing knowledge, this advanced program is open to individuals who hold undergraduate degrees in health science, dietetics, or a related area.

Led by real-world practitioners, including dietitians, an exercise scientist, and a clinical psychologist, this innovative nutrition degree provides you with a solid grounding in nutrition, metabolism, disease prevention, health promotion, and clinical behavior. Complementing the core nutrition courses is the College’s renowned nutrition practicum that allows you to work directly with registered dietitians, fitness specialists, as well as other health professionals.

Further differentiating this master’s degree in nutrition is the option to choose from four degree specializations: Obesity and Eating Disorders, Nutrition Education, Nutrition and Fitness, and Business and Entrepreneurship in Nutrition. After completing this degree, you will emerge with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the field of nutrition.


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Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid Description: Yes, all students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Please speak to an Enrollment Advisor for more information.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: All students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Federal, state, University scholarship programs, and payment options are available.

Locale: Large City

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