Online Doctorate in Nutrition

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mrsbruce70 posted this 31 December 2013 - Last edited 14 March 2016

I am trying to find an online doctorate program in nutrition or a related area. I have a Master's in Curriculum and Instruction. I live in Colorado and would not mind a hybrid program where I take a weekend class here and there. However, I live almost 3 hours from the closest college of any kind and would need the majority of my work to be online or distance education. Can you help me?

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Kayleigh posted this 06 January 2014 - Last edited 14 March 2016

Hi there,

Great question!

Unfortunately, there aren't too many online PhD or Doctorate degree options in the Nutrition, Wellness, & Exercise Science field.

Our degree database profile over 40 online doctorate degrees in Healthcare but we do not currently profile any hybrid or 100% online options based in Colorado.

I did locate one on-campus option in Colorado— Colorado State University Ph.D. in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Currently, CSU does not offer this degree online or as a hybrid degree.

To apply for a Ph.D. in Nutrition you'll need to have several Biology and Chemistry prerequisites before applying. If you earned a bachelor of science as your undergrad you may be covered. Otherwise, you'll have to take these classes first either at CSU or elsewhere.

You may also want to consider a second master's degree. There are substantially more options in the realm of Nutrition & Wellness in the master's level online.

Also, if your undergrad was not in the sciences, you could pursue a Master of Education or Liberal Arts slanted towards Nutrition or Public Health to sidestep some or most of the science heavy prerequisites you need for a Master of Science or Ph.D.

View all online master's in Nutrition or online master's in Healthcare.

View all online schools in Colorado

Best of luck!

Kayleigh
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