Master of Science in Nutrition
Nova Southeastern University

Program Details

Explore the value of nutrition in maintaining health and wellness in this online Master of Science in Nutrition degree program. Coursework focuses on evidence-based practice, behavioral concepts, and emerging trends.

Students can focus on an area of expertise with optional concentrations in areas such as herbal therapy, community nutrition, and sports nutrition. Graduates can use their knowledge in fields including nursing, health education, counseling, food science, and food services. In the professional practice concentration, students can receive certification as Registered Dietician Nutritionists (RDNs).

Core course topics include:

  • Nutrition across the lifespan
  • Nutrition advocacy and interprofessional leadership
  • Nutritional biochemistry
  • Wellness and healthy weight
  • Nutritional assessment and medical nutrition therapy

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Nova Southeastern University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)