Master of Science in Nutrition Education
American University

Program Details

Help Others Learn to Make Healthy Choices
Be a nutritional advocate with an online Master of Science in Nutrition Education. Leave a legacy within your community! During this unprecedented time, with individuals having to prepare meals at home and being more conscious of their health, the online Master of Science (M.S.) in Nutrition Education from American University gives you the advanced knowledge and skills to help positively affect the lives of others through nutritional awareness, community programs and ongoing education. The curriculum combines nutrition science and behavioral change, and includes:
•Nutrition and nutrition education interventions
•Biological, psychological, development of the human being
•Professional responsibilities and skills as a nutrition educator
 
Graduates obtain advanced credentials to help secure a position in a variety of settings, including health care and education.
 
Continue on Your Path for Certification
This program provides a stepping stone to the Certified Nutrition Specialist® ™ credential. Additional coursework in clinical nutrition, bio/life sciences, and biochemistry, beyond what is included in this program, as well as supervised practice experience, are necessary for CNS® eligibility.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE

Applicaton Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • GRE waivers for eligible for students who obtained a 3.5 or above in your last 60 credit hours of undergrad, or a 3.2 or above in a previous Master's degree