Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences
University of Arizona

Program Details

Complete a bachelor’s in nutrition online degree to enhance your career opportunities.  The curriculum covers the impact of nutrition and food on health and disease.  Courses cover such topics as:

  • Nutritional biology and metabolism
  • Food science and safety
  • Nutrition assessment
  • Therapeutic diets

Customize your degree by specializing in either Dietetics or Nutrition.

The Dietetics emphasis is for those interested in pursuing a career as a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), nutrition and dietetics technician, or nutrition professional.  Courses provide a strong foundation in the sciences.

The Nutrition emphasis is for those seeking more options.  The curriculum combines medicine, food chemistry, cell biology, and biochemistry, focusing on nutrition and foods.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arizona is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Restricted States