Program Information

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The Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition and the Master of Applied Human Nutrition programs provide students with the opportunity for advanced level study in nutrition, with an emphasis on issues related to community nutrition, food and human nutrition. The programs explore the theoretical foundations of nutrition through critical reflection on current research and practice within the discipline and drawing from other related disciplines. Please visit the faculty profile pages to learn more about the department research interests.

The Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition is comprised of three and a half units of course work and one and half units of thesis research. The Master of Applied Human Nutrition is comprised of five units of course work.

Students seeking registration as a professional dietitian and who meet Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) undergraduate competencies may also apply to the Internship Education Program when they apply to either the Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition or the Master Applied Human Nutrition program. The Internship Education Program enables students to build on theoretical knowledge and internship experiences to fulfill the competencies required by PDEP to reach entry-level professional dietetic competence. Please consult the PDEP website for information about acceptable undergraduate  programs.

Students who are not seeking registration as a professional dietitian may apply for the Food and Nutrition Practicum Program during study in either the Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition or the Master Applied Human Nutrition programs.

Are you ready to become a dietitian, a public health professional, a researcher, or a leader in the field of nutrition? Are you working in one of these fields and you want to enhance your existing career? If so, the Mount’s graduate programs in Applied Human Nutrition can help you get there! Are you ready to get started?Apply today »