University of Saint Joseph

School of Health And Natural Sciences

Master of Science in Nutrition - Online


1678 Asylum Avenue

West Hartford, CT 06117

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Nutrition

Format: Online

Program Description:

Enhance your knowledge in nutrition and dietetics with flexible, convenient online learning.

As the Nutrition profession continues to evolve, the master's degree is increasingly becoming the first professional credential expected in the field.

Our online Nutrition graduate program:

  • Provides the flexibility and convenience you need so that you can work while earning this degree
  • Is comprised of a 30-credit, science-based curriculum
  • Includes the study of health promotion, nutrition through life's stages, and the latest research on nutrition-related diseases
  • Is specifically designed to enhance and update the knowledge of nutrition or dietetics professionals who already have a background in the field
  • Allows you to design your own curriculum to make your coursework relevant to you and your own professional goals
  • Can be customized to help those with a science background become versed in the science of Nutrition
  • Offers an additional Health Coaching Certificate that can be built into your master's plan of study


Admission Requirements For All Students:

  • Application and non-refundable $50 application fee
  • Official transcript of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution and any additional graduate coursework
  • Transcripts from all colleges or institutions attended
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Two professional letters of recommendation with cover sheet
  • A letter of intent explaining your interest and pursuit of the M.S. Nutrition program
  • The Nutrition Planned Program of Study form
  • NO GRE or other exam required


Prerequisites For Students Without A B.S. In Nutrition:

The following three prerequisite courses must be taken with a grade of B or better before consideration of any student without a B.S. in Nutrition:

  • Basic Nutrition
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology


The University of Saint Joseph is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc., a non-governmental, nationally recognized organization whose affiliated institutions include elementary schools through collegiate institutions offering post-graduate instruction.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

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