Long Island University

M.S. in Nutrition


720 Northern Blvd

Brookville, NY 11548

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. in Nutrition

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Nutrition prepares students to assume leadership positions in the nutrition field. The program is designed to enhance professional qualifications as a food and nutrition specialist. Challenging courses for the advanced study of nutrition with specializations in Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, or Geriatric Nutrition are provided. The student chooses one of these concentrations to complement a core curriculum of nutrition science, research methods, biomedical statistics as well as communications, education and counseling skills. A choice of challenging electives enables students to pursue individual interests. Students also complete a thesis as a culminating experience of the degree.

The M.S. in Nutrition program is 36 credits. For students who are accepted to the LIU Post Dietetic Internship, the department offers a 42- credit master's program which includes 6 credits of supervised practice. The M.S. in Nutrition is NOT a route to becoming a RDN. Applicants who are interested in becoming a RDN should refer to theB.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics program or the dual B.S./M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics program.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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